New York Times reporter Jesse Drucker called out his son’s NYC public school for making the debate team compete over Zoom instead of in person.

“Why are NYC schoolkids still forced to do so much remotely? My son had a debate tournament today — which meant spending 7 hours in his bedroom debating kids from other NYC public schools via Zoom”:

Welcome to the party, pal:

And, as he notes, there are quite a few people who disagree with him:

Yes. “Lucky.” Nailed it:

But if he thought NYC was going to come to its senses anytime soon, think again: