Many NYC Public School Students Still Without Computers as Remote Classes Start

More than one million New York City students are slated to begin remote learning Monday, but the education department acknowledged that it could take weeks before all students have the technology they need to communicate with their teachers.

“We’re not going to have 300,000 devices by Monday — we never said we would,” Chancellor Richard Carranza said Thursday, referring to the city’s estimate of the number of families who need technology to work remotely. “We do have a plan for having those devices in the hands of our students in the coming weeks.”

New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza This story was originally published by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization covering public education. Sign up for their newsletters here: ckbe.at/newsletters

More than one million New York City students are slated to begin remote learning Monday, but the education department acknowledged that […]

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