New York Becomes the First Big City to Reopen All Its Schools

New York City is reopening all its public schools on Thursday in a milestone for the city’s recovery from its position as the global epicenter of the pandemic and a hopeful sign for the country’s unsteady effort to return children to classrooms.

Middle and high school students are being welcomed to school buildings, following elementary school children who had started earlier this week.

About half a million students, from 3-year-olds in pre-K programs to high school seniors, have now returned to school for the first time since March.

Juan Arredondo for The New York Times

New York City is reopening all its public schools on Thursday in a milestone for the city’s recovery from its position as the global epicenter of the pandemic and a hopeful sign for the country’s unsteady effort to return children to classrooms.

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