School Year 2020-21 FAQ
The UFT has compiled answers to some of the most frequently asked questions from members about their safety, rights and benefits during the 2020-21 school year. This FAQ is updated regularly as new information becomes available.
Details on the UFT vaccine program and safety of the COVID-19 vaccines
Answers about supplies and building safety needed to reopen schools
Information about COVID-19 testing, policies, and procedures
Information on the city's plan for reopening elementary and District 75 schools.
Clarification of teaching roles and responsibilities for both blended and remote learning.
Answers to questions about COVID-related leaves, attendance and timekeeping.
Roles and responsibilities for paraprofessionals this school year
Find out more information and guidance for functional chapter members this school year.
How to apply for remote teaching due to health concerns
More information on other reopening issues