‘No Teachers, No Plan': BPS Students Walk Out in Call for Remote Learning

Scores of Boston Public School students walked out Friday in a call for a temporary return to remote learning and more safety protocols because of COVID safety concerns.

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1/14/2022 8:00:00 PM

The Boston Student Advisory Council is demanding that Boston Public Schools go remote for two weeks and that those days be counted towards the state's mandate of 180 days of in-person learning.

Scores of Boston Public School students walked out Friday in a call for a temporary return to remote learning and more safety protocols because of COVID safety concerns.

NBC10 BostonStudents who walked out of Boston's New Mission High School on Friday, Jan. 14, 2021, as part of a protest over COVID safety protocols in the district.A dozen students walked out at Boston Latin, though some who participated said more stayed home. Those who participated said that many school staff have been out, and it's caused issues.

"They're just pushing us in the auditorium or in the dining halls and it's just very unsafe for us," one student said."I feel like I'd rather be safe, especially because I live with people who are immunocompromised, than risk going to school everyday," said another student.

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