Last week, Andrea Castellano sent her two kids to school for the first time in 18 months, along with a letter expressing her support for a remote option.
Castellano who is a mother of two students in District 32, which encompasses much of Bushwick, and a third grade teacher in District 23 said shes worried her children will catch and spread COVID-19 at school.
Since vaccines still arent approved for children under 12, her 10-year-old daughter has to go to school unvaccinated alongside a largely unvaccinated class. Even though Castellanos 12-year-old is vaccinated, she would still prefer a remote option for him because she said her kids learned a lot during remote instruction, and she said there are loopholes in the Department of Educations (DOE) safety measures.
Families in Bushwick and around the city, unconvinced by school COVID-19 protocols, want the option to continue remote instruction.
Last week, Andrea Castellano sent her two kids to school for the first time in 18 months, along with a letter expressing her support for a remote option.Castellano who […]
Make a Donation
BK Reader is brought to you for free daily. Please consider supporting independent local news by making a donation here. Whether it is $1 or $100, no donation is too big or too small!