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N.Y.C. Schools Reopen for a First Day Unlike Any Other

Eliza Shapiro

Early on Monday morning, Tiyanna Jackson, who had quit her job in the spring to care for her 4-year-old daughter, Zuri, was flooded with relief as she arrived at a pre-K center in the South Bronx. Finally, she said, with Zuri starting school, she could get back to work.

In East New York, Brooklyn, Balayet Hossain’s day began with disappointment after he brought his two daughters to school, only to find that the children, a kindergartner and first grader, could not return to their classrooms until next week.

And in Corona, a Queens neighborhood that was hit particularly hard by the coronavirus in the spring, Baryalay Khan said dropping off his daughter, Fathma, at pre-K made him feel that the city was finally recovering.

The mix of joy, confusion and hope was felt throughout New York City on Monday, on a first day of school unlike any other for the nation’s largest school district.

The vast majority of the city’s 1.1 million students started the school year on Monday online and will have the option of returning to classrooms over the next few weeks.

But up to 90,000 children in pre-K as well as students with advanced disabilities streamed into about 700 school buildings on Monday morning for the start of in-person classes. The city’s roughly 1,400 school buildings have sat largely empty for six months, after the city abruptly closed classrooms in mid-March to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.CORONAVIRUS SCHOOLS BRIEFING: It’s back to school — or is it?Sign Up

Though Monday’s reopening falls far short of what Mayor Bill de Blasio originally promised — all students having the option to return to classrooms — it still marks a significant milestone in New York City’s long path to fully reopening. It is one of the few cities in the country where some children are now back in classrooms.


U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr on Monday identified three Democratic-led cities, including New York, that he said could lose federal funding over their responses to the protests against police brutality and systemic racism.

It is unclear whether the administration has the legal standing to withdraw the funding.

President Trump has cast Democrats as unable to protect citizens and maintain public safety, often resorting to great exaggeration or misleading characterizations of Democratic positions. In a memo earlier this month, he threatened to withdraw billions of dollars from some of the country’s largest cities.

The memo gave Mr. Barr 14 days to identify “anarchist jurisdictions,” citing the cities of New York, Seattle and Portland as some that had permitted “anarchy.”

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo addressed Mr. Trump’s funding threat at a news conference on Monday, saying: “So, is it going to happen? No, because it’s illegal and it’s unconstitutional. But it’s politics; it’s politics for the next few weeks going up to the November election.”

— Katie Benner and Daniel E. Slotnik


Fecha de publicaciónseptiembre 22, 2020

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