Schools Chancellor Farina says it’s an ‘absolutely beautiful day’ as she defends decision to keep schools open

Posted: February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

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NEW YORK (PIX11) — With many parents crying foul, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina are defending their decision to keep New York City public school open, and the schools’ chief took serious heat for calling it “a beautiful day.”

“I look at this from a number of different perspectives including that of a public school parent,” de Blasio said at a news conference Thursday afternoon. “Our job is to make a decision that’s always tough.”farina

Farina had a rather optimistic view on the Noreaster, saying, “It’s absolutely a beautiful day outside right now.”

However, many on social media didn’t agree with her take on the storm.

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