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New York City mayor considering a temporary remote learning option after calling it ineffective last week - Erie News Now

New York City mayor considering a temporary remote learning option after calling it ineffective last week - Erie News Now
By Mallika Kallingal and Lauren del Valle, CNN

By Mallika Kallingal and Lauren del Valle, CNN New York City Mayor Eric Adams said Thursday that he's in talks with teachers union leadership and will consider a temporary remote learning option, less than a week after saying virtual lessons had not been effective earlier in the pandemic.6% of New York City students have tested positive for Covid-19, according to sample testing from the New York City Department of Education released Thursday.New York City Schools Chancellor, David Banks, told CNN he plans to meet with some of the student leaders who walked out.The school system has been conducting in-school PCR testing and handing out rapid tests to students since classes resumed, according to the New York City Department of Education.

And we will find the right way to educate our children in a very safe environment and if we're able to put in place a temporarily remote option, we're welcome to do so," Adams said during a news conference.All the experts state they should be in school," Adams said.

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