New York City’s new mayor announced on Thursday that he is considering allowing the nation’s largest school district to return to some form of virtual instruction even as COVID cases in the Big Apple start to plateau, Your Content has learned.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced on Thursday he is considering reinstating a remote learning option for city schools.
The announcement comes after Adams has decried a remote learning option as ineffective and a hinderance to students without wifi and technology.
The United Federation of Teachers has been pushing for a remote learning option and further COVID safety measures since Adams took office.
Students also staged a walk-out on Tuesday to protest the district’s perceived lack of COVID protocols and a remote option.
But cases in New York City have begun to decline,‘according to The New York Times.