By Eric Holder
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2021 Feb 8, 1:45pm
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We want to hear from you, whether you're a teacher, parent or student. Where do you stand? Are you in favor of opening and why? Or do you think it's wise to continue with distance learning and why? We also want to hear about your personal experiences — both struggles and bright spots — around educating your children, teaching your students or having to learn remotely amid a pandemic.Please email your opinions and anecdotes to firstname.lastname@example.org .
For those with kids going back to school, do you really want your kid to go to school and be required to wear a mask for 6 straight hours? This is child abuse.
.... kid to go to school and be required to wear a mask for 6 straight hours? ...
California schools will no longer be able to suspend students in elementary and middle school for disrupting school activities or “willfully defying” the authority of teachers or administrators, ending a practice that many say is counterproductive and unfairly applied to black students.Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation late Monday ending suspensions in all public and charter schools for “willful defiance” in grades 4 through 5 and banning them in grades 6 to 8 for five years. Such suspensions were already banned in grades K-3.
This morning, my walk route took me through the parking lot of Valley Christian (private) School in San Jose. Valley Christian is a massive complex. The faculty parking lots were packed with vehicles. I saw no evidence of students in attendance. So I think they're getting their instruction via streaming like the public schools. But the faculty parking lot is packed.
I am starting to think that the unionized public teachers are exploiting the situation to receive their full pay without going to school.
Valley Christian in our neck of the woods is doing in-person from Preschool to Middle school. HS is either remote or "Zoom pods" on campus.
In other SHOCKING news, water is wet, fire is hot, and Biden is senile!
Are you just figuring this out now?
This is beginning to feel like a scam.
Public school teachers have totally been exploiting this crisis since April 2020
The situation with the public schools, covid, unions, etc is a massive travesty scam.
In fact, it's a PERFECT time to clean house from the top of the Department of Education to the bottom of every local district. Rebuild the system with better pay from a better pool of teachers, but withOUT the top heavy load of nepot administrators who multiply the education budget but do fuck-all toward the actual education of kids.
My kids have been in private school (mid peninsula) for the past year without a single incident of covid (or at least not known incident).
Yeah, it is sinking in. Or maybe I should say, stinking in.
B.A.C.A.H. saysYeah, it is sinking in. Or maybe I should say, stinking in.@B.A.C.A.H., There is nearly no corona transmission for in-person classes. Texas Tech university had its smaller classes in-person even in Fall (with social distancing), and nearly no transmission was observed. All of these school closures is just a ploy to get salary without working.
Focusing on transmission and cases is the HOAX.
All of these school closures is just a ploy to get salary without working while woking.
Listening to the teachers carp and moan about returning to work on the radio news like they're somehow more fragile than the rest of us essential workers REALLY galls the listener. It makes me want to say FIRE THE LOT OF THEM. In fact, it's a PERFECT time to clean house from the top of the Department of Education to the bottom of every local district. Rebuild the system with better pay from a better pool of teachers, but withOUT the top heavy load of nepot administrators who multiply the education budget but do fuck-all toward the actual education of kids.
This is a con job on the taxpayers.