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Another Democrat caves: New Jersey’s governor re-opens schools, gets flak from teachers’ unions

They’re starting to go down like dominoes.

First, they vowed to keep the schools closed through the rest of the year, all for the teachers’ unions sake … and then they started to reverse.

It started with New York’s Mayor Bill de Blasio, and then New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Now, New Jersey’s governor, Phil Murphy, has joined, opting to reopen, too.

Except that he’s getting a lot of pushback from the foremost opponents of in-person learning, the state’s teachers’ unions:

According to Politico:

TRENTON — New Jersey schools can begin the academic year remotely, Gov Phil Murphy announced Wednesday, but in order to access the online option, districts will have to prove to the state they cannot reopen safely for in-person learning.

“There has to be a rationale associated with not opening at least in hybrid,” Murphy said at his regular coronavirus briefing. “There’s got to be a reason for it.”

Local website notes:

It comes less than 24 hours after leaders of the state’s largest teacher union and groups representing school administrators issued a joint statement Tuesday night […]

Read the full story from American Thinker

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