NY mayor pushes back most in-person school re-openings for more than a week

NEW YORK – New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pushed back in-person school re-openings Thursday over concerns raised by union leaders.In-person learning will now start on Sept. 29 for kids in grades kindergarten through eight. Middle schools and high schools will now re-open in-person learning on Oct. 1.Pre-K and 3-K students will still re-open on Sept. 21, the original in-person start date.“There are some blanks that we need to fill in,” teachers union leader Michael Mulgrew said Thursday at a press conference with de Blasio. “We must make sure we get this right.”De Blasio said teacher staffing le…

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