In this week’s episode, reporter Nicole Javorsky discusses the latest on schools, which are slated to reopen Monday to offer in-person instruction to some students following a systemwide shift to all-remote learning last month.

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A socially-distanced New York City classroom in October, when hybrid learning was still in effect.

Welcome to The Check In, a newsroom podcast from City Limits where our reporters and editors break down the week’s biggest New York City stories, and the reporting behind them.

This week, City Limits’ COVID-19 reporter Nicole Javorsky talks about the changes in city schools, where some students are headed back to school buildings on Monday, following a shift to remote-only instruction on Nov. 19. The Department of Education will now prioritize in-person learning for elementary and District 75 students.

The changes are the latest in what has been a difficult and uncertain school year for city families. Hear the full conversation below.