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March 22, 2021: Update on Blended Learning Options from Chancellor Meisha Porter

When and How to Opt In to Blended Learning 

  • Beginning this Wednesday, March 24, you can visit the Learning Preference Survey at to select blended learning for your child.
  • Families can also call 311.
  • You can change to blended learning until Wednesday, April 7.

When Your Student Can Return to the School Building 

  • Students in district 3-K, Pre-K, and grades K-5, including students in District 75, who opt into blended learning during this opt-in window will return to buildings in April.
  • Students in grades 6-12 who opt into blended learning during this opt-in window will return at a later date, and we will communicate more details as soon as possible.
  • Updates will be posted at COVID-19 Information and Updates.


Requirements for Returning to the School Building 

Please note that if you select blended learning for your child, you must submit the consent form for random COVID-19 testing by the first day your child begins in-person learning. You can submit your consent for testing one of two ways: 

  • Through your New York City Schools Account (NYCSA) under ‘Manage Account’, or 
  • Complete and sign the consent form available at COVID-19 Testing and bring it to your child’s school on the first day they are back in the school building.