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Parents file lawsuit to have New York City schools reopened amid tightening Covid-19 restrictions

5 monthes ago   |   By RT

Staten Island Councilman Joe Borelli is joining a group of New York City parents and suing to have schools reopened, saying Mayor Bill De Blasio has “failed” citizens during the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza have continued to fail our children time and time again,” Borelli said in a Saturday statement following a Friday evening filing in Manhattan federal court. “Even though they had six months to prepare for this school year, they failed to do so and our children are forced to pay the price.”
Mayor De Blasio recently shuttered all schools, citing the city...
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