New York City schools reopen

World Today

A boy walks into Brooklyn’s PS 245, Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, in New York. Classroom doors are swinging open for about a million New York City public school students in the nation’s largest experiment of in-person learning during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

The United States’ largest public school system has returned to full in-person learning. 

That’s despite some concerned parents urging New York City’s Education Department to expand remote learning options.

City officials maintain that schools will be safe.