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NYC community leaders want a taskforce to address disparities widened by coronavirus school closures

04.07.2020 | Chalkbeat NY | A wide coalition of elected officials, community organizations, and parent leaders are asking for a seat at the table to guide decision-making while schools are closed due to the spread of the coronavirus — and whenever they finally reopen. 

More than 50 people and organizations signed onto a letter sent Tuesday to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling for a new COVID-19 task force to address disparities that have been ripped even wider due to the global pandemic. Read article