New York City public schools will close early this week, officials say
AmNews Staff Reports | 3/15/2020, 5:45 p.m.
New York City public schools will close Monday and will not reopen until, at the earliest, April 20, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday.
Remote learning will begin on March 23, he said. The announcement came after de Blasio said he intended to keep schools open, listing schools as one of three things he wants to "preserve at all costs." De Blasio also included mass transit and the health care system.