Chalkbeat: What is the path forward for New York City schools? Mayoral hopefuls weigh in

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed and exacerbated the deep equity gaps in students’ access to the basic connectivity and devices that are needed for remote learning. While the city accelerated efforts to provide internet connections and devices to the thousands of families who needed them, this job is still unfinished. One idea from my plan, Repair, Rebuild, and Reimagine New York City public schools for ALL our Kids, is to reposition connectivity as a basic right to ensure education and workforce opportunities, and work with providers to accelerate the timetable for universal access, prioritizing public housing, shelters, and buildings with affordable housing units or those accepting housing vouchers.

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