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Chancellor Carranza thanks food workers at Truman HS, gives glimpse of September

Today marks the official last day of a unique and challenging school year for New York City Public Schools.

News 12 Staff

Jun 26, 2020, 3:29 PM

Updated 1,481 days ago

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Today marks the official last day of a unique and challenging school year for New York City Public Schools.
Chancellor Richard Carranza stopped by the Bronx Friday morning to thank food workers and give insight as to what students and parents can expect for the fall.
"Everyone has had a very trying semester, but they rise to the occasion and I just want to say thank you to everyone for what they have done,” says Carranza.
Teachers, parents and more than 1 million students had to adapt to a new way of learning online.
Chancellor Carranza dedicated his morning alongside city officials to thank food workers at Truman High School.
"I can tell you to date we have served breakfast lunch and [in] some cases dinner to over 1 million people,” says Carranza.
As for the upcoming school year, Chancellor Carranza says they're doing everything they can to open schools back up in September.
“By gathering our analysis and what principals are telling us, what parents are saying and what programs will require. We will to be able to have a concrete plan for what [school] will look like in September,” says Carranza.
The chancellor says they're considering multiple options for the fall, including having students coming in to school at different times.
"As we speak principals, are walking through the schools to identify any additional spaces they can convert to classroom spaces for social distancing,” says Carranza.


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