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School officials have estimated that at least 1,000 newly arrived children will start school on September 8th.
Arguments in a case brought by parents and teachers against City Hall won't start until weeks after school begins.
Elected leaders and advocates rallied on the steps of City Hall
The city still "strongly recommends" kids wear masks indoors.
Each of the four floors at the John Jay Educational Campus in Park Slope houses a different high school. This year, for the first time ever, students from all four played on the same volleyball team.
Principals were still reviewing their new spending plans Tuesday.
But parents and administrators have mixed feelings.
Parents interviewed by Gothamist said they feel they have to send their kids to class with items that can protect them from the violence erupting in their communities.
"One of the ways we combat racism and hate ... is by teaching and learning about each other's stories and histories," Schools Chancellor David Banks said.
In April, Mayor Eric Adams announced that he was adding another 100 spots to the 2,400 seats in the kindergarten gifted and talented program, and creating a third-grade option for an initial 1,000 students.