“We Cannot Feed Into The Hysteria”: Adams Doubles Down On Keeping Schools Open Amid Omicron (Gothamist)

Gothamist: “We Cannot Feed Into The Hysteria”: Adams Doubles Down On Keeping Schools Open Amid Omicron. “One day after New York City public schools reopened with widespread absences, Mayor Eric Adams lashed out at criticism of his decision to keep kids in classrooms despite an alarming surge in coronavirus infections and hospitalizations. He also argued that the city’s Black and brown students could not afford the ‘luxury’ of learning remotely — but a Gothamist analysis suggests those students are staying home in greater numbers than their white counterparts.”

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