New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said that every school district in every region is authorized to reopen in the fall. He added that they will continue to monitor the infection rate leading up to the first day of school.
Even though Governor Cuomo has opened the door for students to return to classrooms in New York City for in-person instruction, the nation's largest school system is only planning to reopen part-time and still faces obstacles.
A tree crushed a home in New Jersey during the height of Tropical Storm Isaias, trapping a 7-year-old girl in the rubble. But the homeowner, even though his house was completely destroyed, is simply thankful he got his family out alive.