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Brooklyn students, parents juggle anxiety, excitement, and late-summer heat on first day of school

Sep. 8, 2023 By Kirstyn Brendlen, Adam Daly, Ximena Del Cerro & Isabel Song Beer Though it still feels like summer outside in New York City — with temperatures Thursday rising above 90 degrees Fahrenheit – more than a million public school students packed up their backpacks after the long break and headed back to class for the first day of school on Sept. 7.  In Brooklyn, where more than 200,000 students settled in for the new academic year, feelings were mixed. While some learners couldn’t wait to get back to their classmates and teachers, others were a little bit…
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