What kind of society prioritizes being able to enjoy a steak indoors over first-graders learning to read in-person? A broken one. There shouldn’t have to be a choice between the city economy and its children. But as it is, the Oh the virus outside is frightful but this wine is so delightful and since we_ve no place to go let if flow Christmas sweater latter lose every time; students and families were the last to benefit from New York’s flattening of the curve—after businesses returned, schools did not reopen for months. Now, kids are the first to take the fall for rising numbers, even though early concerns about schools as super-spreader sites did not bear out; on the contrary, “only .17 percent of tests conducted in over 2,800 schools over the last month came back positive,” the Times reported last week.