school reopening

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Opening schools will come with risks, but Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon feels that the community is in the position to handle the coronavirus. The county’s infection rate has been below 1% for over a week now, and has dropped to around half a percent in the last few days.

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The Syracuse City School District has a re-opening plan that officials say should minimize the spread of COVID-19.  They’re introducing a two-one-two plan where K through 8 students would be split into two different cohorts. 

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Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon is disappointed in many of the county’s school district reopening plans. At a briefing Friday, McMahon said his office had asked schools to at least bring elementary school students back 5 days a week.