Over 50 NYC schools missing at least half their students since returning from winter break

The kids aren’t alright.

More than 50 city schools had at least half of their students absent Thursday amid an ongoing Department of Education attendance crisis.

Hundreds of thousands of the city’s roughly one million public school kids have yet to enter a classroom since the end of winter break, forcing Mayor Eric Adams and schools Chancellor David Banks to reconsider a remote learning option this week.

Due to COVID cases, infection fears and rising truancy, the DOE has not cracked 80 percent attendance in two weeks — and had an overall 23 percent absentee rate Thursday.

“There is no learning happening in these schools,” said teacher

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