What will it take for fully remote students to return to school? 6 NYC families weigh in
The nation’s largest school system was among the first to throw open its doors. But it has struggled to entice most students back into classrooms.
At least 70% of New York City’s nearly 1 million students have been learning exclusively from home. Now, for the first time since November, those families can sign up for in-person learning, with city officials promising five days a week of instruction in many cases.
But what will it take for families to feel comfortable returning?
Chalkbeat posed that question to more than a dozen parents and students across the city as they mull whether to return to classrooms for the remainder of the school year or next fall.
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