Demonstrators told local media they didn’t feel the plan was a safe one.
“I can reach the maximum amount of students if I’m doing it from home. I know it’s super inconvenient, but that would be the safest thing for everybody right now,” a teacher told ABC7 New York.
This footage shows protesters making their way along Trinity Place, New York, to the Union Federation of Teachers (UFT) building on Broadway. Credit: marlowe_knipes via Storyful