A policy under which city school buildings can be required to close for up to ten days when two or more COVID-19 cases are reported within the same week is “being re-evaluated” in the wake of frequent temporary school closures, Mayor de Blasio said Friday.

City preschools, elementary schools and District 75 schools for students with complex disabilities are open for in-person learning, but are shut down when multiple cases crop up in the same building.

Buildings are initially closed for a 24-hour investigation, and if contact tracers can’t determine where the cases originated, the building is shut down for ten days. Read More..