All NYC School Buildings closed February 1st and 2nd. All instruction will take place remotely.

Due to expected severe weather conditions, all New York City public school buildings will be closed tomorrow, Monday, February 1, 2021. All instruction will take place remotely.

Learning Bridges and Learning Labs, after-school programs, adult education, and YABC programs are cancelled tomorrow. Food distribution sites are closed as well.

For safety reasons, yellow bus service for charter and non-public school students will not operate tomorrow.

The Situation Room will be open tomorrow and can be reached at

In-school COVID-19 testing will not take place tomorrow.

DOE central and field offices will remain open and operational. We urge staff to exercise caution when going outside and to use public transportation whenever possible.

Additional information will be posted on the DOE website:

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for tomorrow and NYC Emergency Management has also issued a Hazardous Travel Advisory beginning tonight through tomorrow afternoon. Snow is anticipated to begin tonight and continue until as late as early Tuesday morning.

We are working in close communication with DOT and NYC Emergency Management (NYCEM) throughout the next 24 hours. At this time, no decisions about weather-related closures have been made for Tuesday, February 2.

Safety is of the utmost importance. New Yorkers are encouraged to use public transportation during storm conditions and use caution when walking, biking and driving and allow for additional travel time.

We are continuing to monitor the storm’s progress, and we will keep you informed on Monday regarding operating status for Tuesday.

Please stay warm and safe tonight and tomorrow.