Uncertainty over quarantine rules sows confusion in runup to start of NYC school year

Uncertainty over quarantine rules and teaching plans for city public school students exposed to COVID-19 cases is sowing confusion weeks before kids return to class.

In-person public school classes start on Sept. 13, but Mayor de Blasio has not spelled out what criteria officials will use to decide when students must isolate at home after exposure to a coronavirus case in class, or how schools will instruct them during quarantine.

The lack of clarity is ratcheting up stress levels for city parents worried about school disruptions. Educators are uncertain how they’ll continue teaching if rolling quarantines interrupt in-person classes.

Uncertainty over quarantine rules and teaching plans for city public school students exposed to COVID-19 cases is sowing confusion weeks before kids return to class.

In-person public school classes start on Sept. 13, but Mayor de Blasio has not spelled out what criteria officials will use to decide when students […]

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