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In reversal, New York City to reopen schools as coronavirus spread intensifies

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

The announcement comes just 11 days after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that schools were shutting down because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases in the city.
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New York City to reopen schools for 200,000 students next week, mayor says

New York City to reopen schools for 200,000 students next week, mayor says

1 month ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - Nearly 200,000 pre-kindergarten, elementary school and special-needs students will begin returning to in-person learning next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday. The move follows outrage from parents and people in his own administration over his decision to shut public schools earlier this month.
Middle and high school students will continue remote education, since they are more likely to spread Covid-19 and can better acclimate to virtual classes, de Blasio said.
The younger students will be in school five days a week, and they and school staff will be tested for the...
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NYC to reopen schools, even as virus spread intensifies

NYC to reopen schools, even as virus spread intensifies

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

New York City will reopen its school system to in-person learning, and increase the number of days a week many children attend class, even as the coronavirus pandemic intensifies in the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday.
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New York City Will Reopen Elementary Schools and Phase Out Hybrid Learning

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Mayor Bill de Blasio had faced criticism that in responding to the pandemic, he was prioritizing activities like indoor dining over the well-being of the city's children.
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NYC elementary schools to reopen for in-person learning on Dec. 7: de Blasio

NYC elementary schools to reopen for in-person learning on Dec. 7: de Blasio

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

New York City's public elementary schools will return to partial in-person learning Dec. 7 - while middle- and high-schools students will have to wait because of COVID-19, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday. Kids in grades K-5 and in pre-K centers will head back because there “is less concern about spread” of the virus among...
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