Weekly News Roundup – September 4, 2020

September 4th, 2020

New York City Delays Start of School to Ready for In-Person Classes - NY Times

New York Police Change Attitudes After Implicit-Bias Training - WSJ

As layoffs loom for city workers, NYC pays $163M to corporate consultancies - Daily News

NYC’s school staffing crisis could undermine literacy programs for struggling readers, advocates warn - Chalkbeat

With Trash Complaints Up 120% At Parks This Summer, City Launches Campaign To Tackle Garbage Uptick - Gothamist

'What happened?' NYC restaurants asking why Cuomo, de Blasio still won’t allow indoor dining as N.J. moves forward - Daily News

A Quick Virus Test? Sure, If You Can Afford It - NY Times

Layoffs in limbo as union leaders plan sit-down with de Blasio - Politico

Front-Door Boarding and Fare Collection Resumes on MTA Buses - NY1

Despite Postponement, Some NYC Public School Teachers Remain Skeptical Of Reopening Plan - Gothamist

City Approves 247 Schools for Outdoor Activities - Streetsblog

NYPD Street Blockades Near Precincts Persist, Months After Protests Waned - The City

With NYC promising free child care, providers and parents have lots of questions - Chalkbeat

Lawmakers Worry Child Care Will Fall Through Cracks - NY State of Politics

New York City Gyms Reopen for First Time Since Pandemic - WSJ

What’s the Trump Eviction Moratorium All About? - Curbed NY

Business Leaders Push for Faster Action to Spur NYC’s Economic Comeback - The City

Cuomo sidesteps de Blasio to reopen casinos and push for NYC indoor dining - NY Post

New York Gives Casinos, Indoor Malls Approval to Reopen - WSJ

Where De Blasio's Push to Borrow Billions Stands - Gotham Gazette

Generation Work-From-Home May Never Recover - The Atlantic

‘That’s certainly not my approach’: Fauci rejects pursuing herd immunity - Politico

Ho, Ho, Hum: Struggling Retailers Brace for a Muted Holiday Season - NYTimes

SUNY Oneonta Becomes First SUNY Campus to End In-Person Classes for Semester - Spectrum

Why a Civil Rights Veteran Thinks the Protests Are More Like 1963 Than 1968 - Politico

N.Y.C. School Plan Hinges on Hundreds of Thousands of Virus Tests - NYTimes

MTA Says 15% of Transit Riders with Masks Wear Them Improperly - NY1

N.Y.C. Surpasses 1,000 Shootings Before Labor Day - NYTimes

One last push for police reform - Politico

Steroids Can Be Lifesaving for Covid-19 Patients, Scientists Report - NYTimes

The Pandemic Has Created a Class of Super-Savers - The Atlantic

TriBeCa: Cobblestone Streets and Multimillion-Dollar Homes - NYTimes

We Take Everything with Us: An Interview with Yaa Gyasi - The Atlantic

How Do You Open an Interactive Museum in a Pandemic? Very Carefully - NYTimes

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