NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York City Department of Education has released its calendar for the 2021-2022 school year.
The first day of school is set for September 13.READ MORE: AMBER Alert Canceled After Infant Chinna Payne Recovered
The city won’t be abandoning remote learning entirely. Students will be remote for Election Day.
It also looks like snow days are a thing of the past. Instruction will be moved online for any severe weather closures.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting: Manhunt For Alleged Gunman Farrakhan Muhammad Continues; Tourists Worry, But Mayor Says City 'Overwhelmingly Safe'
Students who spoke to CBS2 had mixed reactions.
“I would rather be in school, but if there was a Snow Day, I would say be online,” 10-year-old Emma Hinton said.
“Everybody remembers those Snow Days when they were a little kid. You’d go outside, have fun in the snow and whatnot. You can’t expect us to be in there on the screen all the time. That’s just a little outrageous now,” said Michael Carela, a senior at Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning School.MORE NEWS: Worries Grow Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack Could Lead To Higher Prices At The Pump