More than a million New York City students will return to school in September on a staggered schedule of two- and three-day weeks, officials announced Wednesday.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza announced the “blended model” plan, which involves a mix of in-school and remote learning.
“For the vast majority of kids and the vast majority of schools, you will be going to school to either two days a week or three days a week, depending on the week,” de Blasio said at his daily coronavirus press briefing.
The rest of the days, the students will have remote learning — which families can opt into five says a week if they choose, Carranza said. They will also be able to switch back to in-person learning during certain points in the school year.
“For the 2020-2021 school year, it will look different,” Carranza said. “Students will return in September in a blended learning model or an online learning model, if they choose.”
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