New York City is reducing the amount of time students and staff must quarantine due to possible exposure to the coronavirus, education department officials said Monday.

School buildings or individual classrooms shuttered due to reported coronavirus cases will stay closed up to 10 days, instead of 14.

Education department officials said the change was based on guidance from the state’s health department as well as federal officials. The policy change was communicated to principals Tuesday morning and parents will be notified “in the coming days,” officials said.

(Chalkbeat) New York City is reducing the amount of time students and staff must quarantine due to possible exposure to the coronavirus, education department officials said Monday.

School buildings or individual classrooms shuttered due to reported coronavirus cases will stay closed up to 10 days, instead of 14.

Education department officials […]

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