While precise numbers were not immediately available, organizers estimated hundreds of students participated, with about 400 students walking out at Brooklyn Tech alone.
The education department attributes the reduction to a pilot program to reduce classes at 72 schools, as well as an increase in funding at many schools resulting from an infusion of state money and federal stimulus dollars.
The city had originally required all school staff—teachers, administrators, and other employees—to be vaccinated by September 27th.
A fireworks store owner said of 2020, "The demand exceeded supply ten times. Inventory couldn't keep up."
The program will open a new clinic for long-haulers in Bushwick, complementing others in Queens and the Bronx.
Here's what health experts recommend instead of the controversial policy that led to frequent school closures.
Many may be lost in the maze of sign-up websites and feel their patience tested. Take some slow, deep breaths and check out these tips.
President Joe Biden proposed $40 billion in public housing funds. Dozens of congressional Democrats are calling for $70 billion.
A large coalition wants the mayoral candidates to envision more streets without cars, and more bike lanes by 2025.
York College and Medgar Evers College will house the state’s largest vaccination sites to date.
Much of the area has been placed under a winter storm warning until 9 p.m. this evening.
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