Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: Why Closing Public Schools Is a ‘Last Resort’

How likely is it that NYC schools will close amid the novel coronavirus? TC’s Aaron Pallas weighs in on the deciding factors and the impact of closures on families working without paid leave — via The New York Times.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/07/nyregion/nyc-schools-coronavirus.html The city’s schools will probably stay open because they double as social service centers for hundreds of thousands of poor students.