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School Year 2021-22 FAQ

This FAQ is based on guidance issued for the 2021-22 school year. Protocols for the 2022-23 school year have now been released and will be updated as more guidance becomes available. 

The UFT has compiled answers to our members' most frequently-asked questions about policies in place for the 2021-22 school year. Also check our coronavirus hub for the latest news and DOE guidance. 

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Spring break arbitration

Read more about new vacation days awarded to members for working during the spring break of 2020 and how they can be used.

COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine Mandate & Exemptions

Requirements for being vaccinated, applying for medical accommodations and/or medical or religious exemptions, unpaid leaves and severance options.