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NYC mayor reopens elementary schools under pressure from parents, but hints no return to norm without vaccine

1 month ago   |   By RT

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio has announced that pre-k and elementary schools will reopen on December 7. The decision comes less than two weeks after he ordered all public schools to close due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
“One of the things that's been very clear is folks wanted school to keep moving forward and be open so long as it could be done safely,” De Blasio said at a press conference.
“A lot of people have been saying, rightfully, a lot of parents, we've heard your voices loud and clear: you wanted schools back open, but we're going to ask everyone to be a part of that, everyone...
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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 WGN TV

NEW YORK - 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.
The announcement marks a major policy reversal for the nation's largest school system, less than two weeks after de Blasio, a Democrat, announced that schools were shutting down because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases in the city.
Some elementary schools and pre-kindergarten programs will resume classes Dec. 7, a week from Monday, the mayor said...
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In reversal, New York City to reopen schools as coronavirus spread intensifies

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

1 month ago   |   By WLWT

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 schools will reopen to younger students beginning on December 7, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced

New York City schools will reopen to younger students beginning on December 7, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday that New York City Public Schools will begin a return to in-person learning for some students on December 7, less than two weeks after schools went virtual due to a rise in COVID-19 cases in New York.
According to de Blasio, pre-school programs, pre-kindergarten students, and students in kindergarten through fifth grade will return to classrooms on December 7. On December 10, students in District 75, which educates students who have disabilities, will return to in-person classrooms.
Dates for middle and high school...
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