A California school board member faced criticism for comparing the reopening of schools to “slavery and white supremacist ideology.” In a board meeting Tuesday, La Mesa Spring Valley school board vice president Charda Bell-Fontenot criticized bringing teachers back for in-person learning.
Leader McCarthy slammed the Biden White House for failing to reopen schools. He took to Twitter Thursday to say that under CDC guidelines schools can safely begin the reopening process.
The Biden administration hopes to open a majority of schools by April. On Sunday, Press Secretary Jen Psaki said they can only meet their goal if Democrats’ $2 trillion stimulus passes through Congress to provide more funding to schools.
A Zoom meeting mishap landed all members on a California school board in hot water. All four members of the Oakley Elementary School District Board of Trustees resigned after mocking parents in what they thought was a private meeting.
Two conservative organizations highlighted the importance of children’s education and reopening schools with a new campaign ad.
The CDC and the Biden White House appeared to announce conflicting messages regarding school reopenings as many speculated whether or not the two are on the same page.
As the reported number of children suffering from suicidal thoughts reached a record high, the city of San Francisco sued its own schools for not having a detailed plan to reopen.