New York City student athletes demand equal playing field, rally to be allowed to play again

FORT GREENE, Brooklyn (WABC) — Lots of student-athletes rallied throughout New york city City in want to press Mayor de Blasio to let them play.

It has actually been practically a year considering that they were permitted. Now, they require an equivalent playing field, considering that professional athletes on Long Island, along with other locations, have actually been provided the consent.

On February 1, high schoolers around New york city State were permitted to go back to interscholastic sports, however not in New York City City.

Gates stay locked at Brooklyn Tech High School athletic field, and on Saturday they rallied for the chance managed to other schools throughout the state.

All over the 5 districts, trainees rallied to go back to athletic fields, courts, and the class. They were signed up with by moms and dads – and Brooklyn District President Eric Adams signed up with outside the Barclays Center.

Guv Cuomo left the choice to reboot school sports with regional towns, however in New York City City, middle and high schoolers are not yet back in class.

Nevertheless now, lots of high school fitness centers are being utilized as neighborhood vaccination websites, and lots of trainees need to discover from another location considering that November when the mayor closed schools up until additional notification. Primary and District 75 were permitted back, however middle and high schoolers state they have actually been left hanging.

Mayor de Blasio will make a statement about intermediate schools later on this month, however today there is no strategy to get high schoolers back into the class

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