NYC Parents have had enough of Chancellor Carranza and Mayor DeBlasio.
The city has decided to move forward with the closure of schools and a transition to fully remote learning because the 7-day city-wide testing average has reached 3%.
The CDC, WHO, and other prominent health organizations have disagreed with this move, but it seems that the government thinks it knows better than the experts, who they have cited as relying on in the past.
Some of the signs protesters held read “Schools are essential” and “kids with IEPs need in school services! Remote doesn’t work!”
Reactions to the Protest on Twitter
Teachers, parents and children protest outside of City Hall, Manhattan, against the closure of #NewYork schools. New York. NYC's entire public school system shut today as the city reached a 3% positivity rate amidst fears of a 2nd wave #COVID19 @SWNS #nycschools pic.twitter.com/Sod4CKBnAK
— Adam Gray (@agrayphoto) November 19, 2020