Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave New York schools the green light Friday to reopen classrooms in the fall.
Cuomo’s announcement ended weeks of speculation about whether New York would follow others in delaying in-person education — and as the number of new coronavirus cases continued to tick down in a state that was once the nation’s pandemic hot spot.
“We are probably in the best situation in the country right now,” Cuomo said on a call with reporters. “If anybody can open schools, we can open schools and that’s true for every region in the state.”
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