Aviles vs. De Blasio Appeal Hearing
UPDATE — The May 11th hearing was an emergency hearing seeking an immediate injunction to allow students whos parents had not signed the in-school COVID testing consent form to come back into school immediately. The motion was denied and the appeal will be heard again in July. That means the case will only have an impact on next school year (2021-22)
On Tuesday May 11th, at 10am, tune in to watch the live-stream hearing of Aviles vs. De Blasio, which challenges the legality of forcing in-school COVID testing for students to attend in-person learning in New York City.
TEACHERS FOR CHOICE has been following this case closely and is in communication with the attorneys arguing on behalf of NYC Parents who have refused to sign the in-school COVID testing consent form yet believe their children still have the right to an in-person education.
Here is what attorney Ray Flores, who will be arguing on behalf of parent plaintiffs on Tuesday, sent to me in regards to accessing the live-stream of the hearing:
The hearing is remote. May 11 10:00 a.m. 21-721 Crystal J. Lisa et. al v. de Blasio will be the case name. – https://ww2.ca2.uscourts.gov/Court.html