NYC principal, 36, dies of coronavirus complications
A New York City principal has died because of complications of the coronavirus, officials said. Dezann Romain, 36, is the first known public school staff member to die of the virus.
Romain worked at Brooklyn Democracy Academy, a transfer high school for overage or under-credited students. A union representing New York City’s school supervisors and administrators announced her death.
“It is with profound sadness and overwhelming grief that we announce the passing of our sister, CSA member Dezann Romain, Principal of Brooklyn Democracy Academy, due to complications from Coronavirus,” the Council of Schools Supervisors and Administrators said in a statement obtained by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news website that covers education.
[Source: CBS News]