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Rally planned in Rochester over reopening plans

Rally planned in Rochester over reopening plans Photo: News10NBC.

WHECTV
Updated: August 03, 2020 02:37 PM
Created: August 03, 2020 06:47 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — There's a rally planned in Rochester protesting school reopening plans Monday.

The Rochester Organization of Rank and File Educators has organized a rally to demand public schools use distance learning until it is safe to return for everyone. The group is made up of members from local teachers’ unions, parents and students.

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They want Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Rochester City School District Superintendent Dr. Lesli Meyers-Small to stop the reopening of schools until Monroe County reports no new cases of COVID-19 for at least a 14-day period.

The rally will take place on the 490 overpass at Cobbs Hill Park, off Culver Road, at 4:30 p.m. Monday. 


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