De Blasio visits schools in all 5 boroughs to mark first day of school

Kimberly Dole
September 05, 2019 - 11:18 am

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio visited schools in all five boroughs on Thursday to mark the first day of school for over one million public school students in New York City.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in the morning at the Richmond Pre-K Center on Staten Island for the first day of 3-K for All.

Later, the Mayor and Schools Chancellor Carranza will visit an AP Language and Composition class at the Urban Assembly High School of Music and Art in Brooklyn.

Next, the Mayor, Chancellor and UFT President Mulgrew are set to visit an algebra class at the Bronx Leadership Academy II in order to highlight the Bronx Plan which focuses on recruiting and retaining teachers for the hardest to staff schools as well as increasing performance.

The Mayor will then visit a dual language science class taught in English and Spanish at I.S. 5 in Queens and will greet students at PS 146 in Manhattan with the Chancellor.

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