New York : Les écoles resteront fermées pour le reste de l'année scolaire

15 Avril, 2020, 11:51 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • New York : Les écoles resteront fermées pour le reste de l'année scolaire

Le gouvernement de l'Etat de New-York, Andrew Cuomo, a rejeté ce samedi, la décision annoncée quelques heures plus tôt, du maire de la ville de New-York, Bill de Blasio, de fermer définitivement les établissements scolaires pour le reste de l'année académique. "Cela nous aidera clairement à sauver des vies".

"Après un examen très attentif, j'annonce aujourd'hui que les écoles publiques de New York resteront fermées pour le reste de l'année scolaire", a déclaré de Blasio lors d'une conférence de presse samedi sur l'évolution de l'épidémie de coronavirus dans la métropole.

Toutefois, en milieu de journée, Andrew Cuomo a affirmé qu'il avait seul l' " autorité légale " pour prendre cette décision.

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Les écoles publiques de la ville avaient fermé le 16 mars, avec une transition vers l'apprentissage en ligne. Mais quand ils avaient annoncé cette décision, les responsables ont gardé espoir que les écoles pourraient rouvrir le 20 avril - en partie parce que de nombreux élèves du district dépendent des écoles pour leurs ressources de base.

La ville de New York est sensiblement touchée par la pandémie du covid-19. Plus de 170 000 personnes sont atteintes du virus dans l'État, et plus de 7800 en sont mortes.

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