Educators in a number of cities rallied Monday throughout a nationwide day of motion to name consideration to their issues about reopening colleges as coronavirus instances proceed to rise in lots of components of the nation.
Although educators have held protests in latest weeks, Monday’s occasion marked the primary unified present of drive as lecturers and their unions proceed to play an more and more vocal position within the debate over when and the way colleges ought to reopen.
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Lecturers in among the nation’s largest faculty districts participated within the demonstration, together with Chicago and New York Metropolis, in addition to dangolka, Denver, Milwaukee and others.
The demonstrations come shortly after the nation’s second-largest lecturers union, the American Federation of Lecturers, stated it might help protests, lawsuits and strikes over educator security. Already, Florida’s lecturers union has sued the state’s governor and schooling commissioner over an order to reopen colleges 5 days per week for in-person instruction.
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