Connect with us

News

De Blasio Caves, Will Reopen NYC Schools for In-Person Learning

Ever-changing coronavirus regulations are giving New Yorkers whiplash.

The coronavirus pandemic has been a rollercoaster of regulations and red tape, as our state and local officials look to stay ahead of something truly unprecedented in our modern era.

This is a virus like few others we’ve faced in our lifetimes, with perhaps only the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918 to compare it to.  Of course, one would think that the advent of immediate communication technology, (social media and the like), would bolster our readiness and ability to learn from the virus, but it truly doesn’t seem to have worked out that way.

Instead, we are on our heels, attempting to pivot at all times in a dizzying dance of preparedness and panic.

Trending: WILD PHOTOS: Massive Alligator Killed in SC Coughs Up Treasure Trove of Eaten Items

In New York City, this has meant whiplash-inducing changes to the public policy regarding schoolchildren.

take our poll - story continues below

Is the Biden Administration Destroying Our Constitution?

  • Is the Biden Administration Destroying Our Constitution?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Liberty Hub updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday that the city’s public schools will reopen on Dec. 7 for 3-K, pre-K and kindergarten through fifth grade amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The announcement marks a major policy reversal for the nation’s largest school system, less than two weeks after de Blasio, a Democrat, announced that schools were shutting down because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases in the city.

New York City’s District 75 schools, which serve students with special needs, will reopen for all grade levels on Dec. 10.

“One of the things that’s been very clear is folks wanted school to keep moving forward and be open so long as it could be done safely,” de Blasio said at a press conference on Sunday. “One of the crucial things we heard from our union partners is more testing and required consent forms or medical exemptions.”

Mayor De Blasio, as well as New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, have come under intense criticism on account of their actions during the COVID-19 pandemic, which could lead to a bit of apprehension regarding this latest reversal on public schooling.

Save conservative media!

Become an insider!

Sign up for our free email newsletter, and we'll make sure to keep you in the loop.

You Might Like

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it, please mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

You Might Like

Navy Makes Stunning Confession Regarding UFO Footage

News

Andrew Cuomo Scandals Having Major Impact on Brother’s Ratings

Entertainment

Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Pounces, Makes Mockery of ‘The Squad’ in New Book

*Headline

World Rages as Japan Plans to Dump Fukushima Water into Ocean

News