Cuomo confirms NY schools staying closed for rest of school year, weeks after mayor's announcement

New York’s schools and colleges will remain shut through the end of the academic year because of the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.

News 12 Staff

May 1, 2020, 9:14 PM

Updated 1,483 days ago

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New York’s schools and colleges will remain shut through the end of the academic year because of the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced April 11 that the city would rely on remote learning through the end of the school year. At the time, Cuomo dismissed de Blasio’s announcement as an “opinion,” saying the governor had the power to make decisions on a statewide basis.
News 12’s Sabrina Franza details the latest from Canarsie High School on what this means for students across our city. 
AP contributed to this story.
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