With the first day of public schools just days away, Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter joined NY1 political anchor Errol Louis on "Inside City Hall" on Wednesday evening to discuss:

  • The deadline for educations workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19
  • If the city is creating contingency plans if there are school closures and staffing shortages
  • How the city plans to ensure students and educators remain safe from the coronavirus upon the return to in-person learning
  • Whether the city has considered a wider vaccine mandate among students ages 12 to 17
  • The city's efforts to combat learning loss due to the pandemic through standardized literacy screenings
  • If she plans on staying on after the next mayor is inaugurated in January