N.Y.C. Public Schools Will Not Fully Reopen in September – The New York Times

July 14, 2020

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City Hall does not yet know precisely how many parents are planning to keep their children home from school but will begin formally asking families next week. If the number of students who opt for full-time remote learning turns out to be much higher or lower than anticipated, the models could change again. Like many urban school districts, New York has moved away from neighborhood high schools to schools that admit students from all over the city — many of whom have long trips on public transportation.

A Department of Education survey of about 400,000 parents found that about 75 percent of families are tentatively willing to send their children back to school.

He said the proposal, with students attending school physically for a range of one to three days a week, does not allow his family to do much specific planning.
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https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/08/nyregion/nyc-schools-reopening-plan.html