According to reports, about 1,000 city high-school students walked out of class today to rally outside of City Hall about the possibility of losing their free MetroCards. Even though state legislators are confident that they’ll find the funding for the program, it was still a great excuse to not be in school on a Friday afternoon. [1010WINS]
“It’s not a time to get complacent,” he says. “We have to remain disciplined going forward.”
But he says yesterday 779 died people and that is the highest number yet.