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Chalkbeat New York
COVID rates are down, but some Bronx parents are not ready for in-person learning
“We feel disrespected,” said Aixa Rodriguez, a teacher and a member of the Bronx Parent Advocacy Group.
June 17, 2021

CBS New York
Parents, Teachers Concerned About Returning To Classrooms In Fall Without Remote Learning Option

Dermott Myrie, a teacher, said he's still concerned.
May 24, 2021

As teachers union readies endorsement, members complain about process
"it's sad because it tells you this guy is talking out of his mouth,” said Dermott Myrie, a UFT chapter leader and part of the MORE-UFT caucus.
Apr 14, 2021

The New York Times
Why Students Are Logging In to Class From 7,000 Miles Away
 “The brand-new immigrants — they have it hardest,” said Aixa Rodriguez
Apr 9, 2021

New York Magazine
Teachers Unions Aren’t the Obstacle to Reopening Schools
Jia Lee, who teaches fifth grade at a public school in New York City, also works in a century-old school building and has had to keep her windows...
Feb 26, 2021

CBS New York
NYC Middle School Teachers Concerned COVID Cases Will Spike After In-Person Learning Resumes

Dermott Myrie teaches seventh and eighth grade social studies at Public School 391 in the Fordham section of the Bronx. READ MORE: NYC...
Feb 9, 2021

CBS New York
The Kids Were Freezing’: NYC Public School Teachers Instructed To Keep Windows Open To Comply With COVID Guidelines Even As Temperatures Drop
Teacher Jia Lee says on a rainy day two weeks ago, the temperature in her classroom at the Earth School dipped into the low 50s. Without an ...
Nov 10, 2020

The pandemic could widen the achievement gap.
A ...Several schools in the Bronx don't have working ventilation systems, said Dermott Myrie, a teacher at M.S. 391. In District 10, where his school...
Sep 23, 2020

Democracy Now!
“We Feel Betrayed”: NYC Reaches Deal with Teachers to ...
Aixa Rodriguez is a Bronx-based high school English as a second language teacher — ESL — member of United Federation of Teachers' MORE ...
Sep 2, 2020

Teachers and parents call on schools to slow down reopening plans
Bronx teacher Dermott Myrie is concerned about students that live in multi-generational households. “Those who decide to go back [to school} ...
Aug 3, 2020

De Blasio Says NYPD Should Remain in Schools...
investment in essential staff needed, social workers, school counselors and nurses," said Dermott Myrie, a teacher at M.S. 391 in the Bronx.
Jun 10, 2020

Chalkbeat New York
For NYC students learning English, remote learning can come with steep barriers
“You try to email teachers — they don't answer you back, they don't ... there,” said Aixa Rodriguez, an English as a New Language teacher at ...
Apr 20, 2020

Teachers, parents say city's silence on school-based ......
educators, for those who stayed home,” said Dermott Myrie, chapter leader for the Angelo Patri Middle School and a member of MORE.
Mar 27, 2020

NY Daily News
Teacher calls for resolution of lawsuit over a city principal's alleged racism
Civil rights activist and teacher Dermott Myrie, left, speaks during a press conference on the steps of City Hall.