New York City public school teachers are ready to strike if they believe the city hasn’t done enough to keep the schools safe from COVID-19 when the new academic year starts Sept. 10.

“If a court deems that we are breaking the Taylor Law so be it. We will deal with the ramifications of it,” UFT President Michael Mulgrew told reporters during a Wednesday press conference. “We have promised the teachers and the parents of New York City that we would stand and fight if we felt a school was unsafe, and that is a promise we are going to keep.”

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New York City public school teachers are ready to strike if they believe the city hasn’t done enough to keep the schools safe from COVID-19 when the new academic year starts Sept. […]

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