New York Schools May Close Again, a Grim Sign of a Global Dilemma

The school system, the nation’s largest, has had strikingly few virus cases. Even so, the mayor may end in-person classes because the city’s overall rate is surging.

Students line up before walking into class on a day of in person at Yung Wing School P.S. 124 on October 01, 2020 in New York City. Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images