NYC Mayor Adams Now Considering Remote School Option

NYC Mayor Adams Now Considering Remote School Option

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1/14/2022 2:26:00 AM

NYC Mayor Adams Now Considering Remote School Option

Some of the city’s high school students walked out in protest earlier this week as Adams insisted schools would remain open despite high rates of absenteeism amid a surge in Covid-19 cases.

ToplineBacking off his insistence that children should continue to be taught in-person despite a spike in Covid-19 cases, New York City Mayor Eric Adams said Thursday he “must entertain” implementing a temporary remote option for public schools amid high rates of absenteeism and following agitation by students and teachers for remote learning and better Covid-19 school mitigation measures.

Demonstrators including New York City public school teachers and school staff attend a rally... [+]demanding increased COVID-19 safety measures and a remote learning option on January 10 in New York City.Getty ImagesKey FactsAdams said he’s “willing to sit down and entertain with” the head of the United Federation of Teachers “if there is a way to do a temporary remote option.”

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Share to Linkedin Topline Backing off his insistence that children should continue to be taught in-person despite a spike in Covid-19 cases, New York City Mayor Eric Adams said Thursday he “must entertain” implementing a temporary remote option for public schools amid high rates of absenteeism and following agitation by students and teachers for remote learning and better Covid-19 school mitigation measures. Demonstrators including New York City public school teachers and school staff attend a rally ... [+] demanding increased COVID-19 safety measures and a remote learning option on January 10 in New York City. Getty Images Key Facts Adams said he’s “willing to sit down and entertain with” the head of the United Federation of Teachers “if there is a way to do a temporary remote option.” The mayor stressed he would still “continue to push” that students should attend school in-person. Adams cited the high number of student absences as a reason behind his change of heart—the city’s schools had a 76% as of Wednesday—saying he had to “be honest” that a “substantial” number of parents are keeping their children out of school. The mayor had Wednesday he believed it would take six months for a remote learning option to be put in place, which would have ruled it out this school year. His comments come after some  high school students Tuesday, pushing for a remote learning option and better Covid-19 mitigation measures in school. Some teachers have also