Monday was the first day back at school for many of New York’s kindergarten through 12th-grade students, though some students will learn remotely.
Health officials say they will monitor whether the in-person classes cause any outbreaks of COVID-19.
The New York State Health Department has set up a dashboard for parents who want to see whether anyone in their child’s school district has tested positive for the coronavirus. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the new site a few days ago.
“If there’s a problem, we will see the problem,” the governor said on Sept. 10.