65 percent of teachers, principals, and district leaders surveyed by the EdWeek Research Center said school buildings should remain closed to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Today’s read is from well-known journalist John Stossel. Here’s an excerpt:
Is your child’s school open now?
Probably not — because teachers unions say that reopening would “put their health and safety at risk.” They keep schools closed by lobbying and protesting.
But schools rarely spread COVID-19. Studies on tens of thousands of people found “no consistent relationship between in-person K-12 schooling and the spread of the coronavirus.” Even Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, encouraged schools to reopen, saying “close the bars and keep the schools open.”
Yet, the teachers unions keep winning. They will win more now that Democrats control the federal government.
Read the entire column here.