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‘Everything they need’: A school transformed from one of New York City’s worst to one of its best; then coronavirus shut its doors

NEW YORK — When the mayor ordered New York City public schools to close in March to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Daniel Russo broke into tears. Ninety-six percent of children at the Walton Avenue School, a K-5 school in the Bronx he’d founded in 2013, face economic hardship, and about a third are […]