As new school year looms, poll finds parents deeply divided on many issues

A new survey of city parents revealed deep divisions on several schooling controversies ahead of the new academic year.

Organized by the pro-accelerated learning advocacy group PLACE-NYC, the poll of more than 5,000 city families found divides on issues ranging from mandatory masking and vaccinations to the availability of remote learning.

PLACE, which backs Gifted and Talented programs and the specialized high school admissions exam, found that 52 percent of parents were in favor of in-person schooling this year — while 37 percent preferred an all-remote format.

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