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For Many Pre-K and 3-K Students, Quarantines Have Been Relentless

Whitney McMullan’s three-year-old daughter, Frankie, attends 3-K in Brooklyn. But she hasn’t been in class much lately.

Whitney McMullan’s three-year-old daughter, Frankie, attends 3-K in Brooklyn. But she hasn’t been in class much lately.

“She’s now only been in her class for six days since before Christmas,” McMullan said Monday, as she and Frankie sat on the floor of her Bed-Stuy living room.

Students in 3-K and pre-K classes have had to quarantine for 10 days when they’re exposed to COVID at school, with the option of taking a PCR test on day five and returning to class on day eight.

Whitney McMullan’s three-year-old daughter, Frankie, attends 3-K in Brooklyn. But she hasn’t been in class much lately.

“She’s now only been in her class for six days since before Christmas,” McMullan said Monday, as she and Frankie sat on the floor of her Bed-Stuy living room.

Students in 3-K and pre-K [...]