Desperate communities tap police, National Guard and parents amid teacher shortage

1/23/2022 7:48:00 AM

This diminishes the role of educators and undermines safety, critics say.

Police officers, National Guard members and even parents have been called upon to fill staffing gaps in school districts across the country amid the surge in COVID-19 cases spurred by the omicron variant.

This diminishes the role of educators and undermines safety, critics say.

Moore Police Department/FaceBookIn this photo posted to the Moore Police Department's FaceBook account, officers helped out in the classrooms while the public schools in Moore, Okla., have been facing staffing shortages.Meanwhile, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday called in National Guard members in addition to state workers to"volunteer" as substitute teachers. A statement from her office said all volunteers"fulfill the same requirements as regular substitute teachers and child care workers," which includes undergoing a background check and completing an online teaching workshop.

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Having the military fill these gaps is highly inappropriate. 'And even parents...' isn't that the first and most obvious choice? South Park🤣😅😂 Publicity stunt. There are many Americans with lapse credentials the can be waved. This includes the driver shortage (as it’s called). I pray we are never attacked. We are failing! We pay trillions to be more prepared than this!

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The most-supported comment on the post, with nearly 3,000 likes, questioned why the substitute teachers are"in uniform and armed?" Moore Police Department/FaceBook In this photo posted to the Moore Police Department's FaceBook account, officers helped out in the classrooms while the public schools in Moore, Okla., have been facing staffing shortages. 20, 2021. Meanwhile, New Mexico Gov., and I particularly appreciate the editorial. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday called in National Guard members in addition to state workers to"volunteer" as substitute teachers. The draft executive order appears to be among the files the House committee investigating the Jan. A statement from her office said all volunteers"fulfill the same requirements as regular substitute teachers and child care workers," which includes undergoing a background check and completing an online teaching workshop.

MORE: High school sports feel impact of omicron surge, from paused games to mask mandates "Our kids, our teachers and our parents deserve as much stability as we can provide during this time of uncertainty, and the state stands ready to help keep kids in the classroom, parents able to go to work and teachers able to fully focus on the critical work they do every single day in educating the next generation," Lujan Grisham said in a statement.S. My son is one of those serving. In neighboring Utah, ABC affiliate KTVX reported that school districts are even calling on parents to work as subs. A spokesperson for the Salt Lake School District said,"Anyone who's willing and able to substitute, we absolutely welcome you to apply for that. The committee had revealed what it sought in the documents in a court filing, and it included “a draft Executive Order on the topic of election integrity" and “a document containing presidential findings concerning the security of the 2020 presidential election and ordering various actions." The spokesperson added that the standard background check process remains in place. Do you honestly believe that Biden would struggle to deliver on pandemic promises if every eligible resident got vaccinated and wore a mask? It’s simple science. MORE: COVID-19 live updates: San Francisco appears to pass peak of omicron surge The desperate calls for teachers have garnered skepticism and backlash from local parents and even lawmakers.S.

State Sen. Carrie Hicks, a Democrat representing Oklahoma City, slammed her governor's executive order as"short-sighted solution to the challenges our schools have been facing for 22 months during a global pandemic. A representative of Trump did not respond to a request for comment.” He is being undercut every step of the way by citizens who refuse to do their part to eradicate this scourge." "We do not have an interchangeable workforce," Hicks said in a statement."The executive order shows a fundamental misunderstanding of the problem. 16, 2020, and titled,"PRESIDENTIAL FINDINGS TO PRESERVE COLLECT AND ANALYZE NATIONAL SECURITY INFORMATION REGARDING THE 2020 GENERAL ELECTION. It diminishes teachers’ contributions and expertise in the field of education, undermines the safety of our classrooms and ignores the complexity involved in educating a child.” Apparently, we, of the “Divided States of America,” would rather wrangle about our petty differences than work together in any rational way to solve the many issues that plague us.

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