National teachers' union president Randi Weingarten says 'schools must be open' in fall

'Nothing should stand in the way of fully reopening our public schools this fall and keeping them open,' the president of the American Federation of Teachers said.

5/13/2021 11:50:00 PM

The head of America's second-largest teachers' union is calling for all public schools to open 5 days a week this fall, pushing forcefully for in-person learning over the uneven progress made by the Biden admin.

'Nothing should stand in the way of fully reopening our public schools this fall and keeping them open,' the president of the American Federation of Teachers said.

The presidentmet his 100-day goalof having most elementary and middle schools open for full, in-person learning, according to an Education Department survey, increasing from 46 percent of schools nationwide in January to 54 percent. Still, most students are still learning remotely in some way, with almost 4 in 10 students taking all online instruction and 2 in 10 students doing a mix of online and in-classroom learning.

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There also remain disparities among students of color, most of whom did not step foot in a classroom at all in March, the survey found. Read more: NBC News »

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Religious nutter perpetrating religious madness. How did a religious zealot come to be in charge of a labour union? It’s like putting a cleric in charge of a crèche.

Teachers union leader calls for 'fully reopening’ schools this fall'Given current circumstances, nothing should stand in the way of fully reopening our public schools this fall and keeping them open,' says American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten

Chief of teachers union is 'all in' on full fall reopeningThe president of the American Federation of Teachers called Thursday for a full return to in-person learning in the fall, saying the union is “all in” on bringing students back to the classroom. In prepared remarks obtained by The Associated Press, Randi Weingarten says the wide availability of vaccines and a new infusion of federal education money have removed many obstacles that prevented schools from opening. So soon? Ya, cuz they are being investigated for collusion with the CDC. Only reason. without mandatory vaccination for children, like with EVERY GENERATION BEFORE, there are obstacles rweingarten

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CDC panel recommends Pfizer Covid vaccine for 12-15 year oldsJUST IN: CDC advisory panel votes to recommend Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for use in kids ages 12 to 15, a key step for middle and high schools to reopen fully by this fall.

CDC panel recommends Pfizer Covid vaccine for 12- to 15-year-oldsVaccinating this age group is seen as a key way for middle and high schools to reopen fully by this fall.

CDC panel recommends Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 12-15 year oldsVaccinating this age group is seen as a key way for middle and high schools to reopen fully by this fall. Satanistic... hell yeah $$$$$$$$$$$$$$