A group of Berkeley parents are preparing to stage a sit-in at Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ elementary school to demand that schools reopen “as soon as public health officials deem it safe,” according to a news release.
The protest, slated for the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 13, at Thousand Oaks Elementary School in Berkeley, is framed by advocates for reopening schools as a call against “discrimination in the access of education in California,” the release said.
But Berkeley teachers continue to remain wary of a wider school reopening, especially as the pandemic once again reaches a breaking point in the Bay Area and the state at large. Intensive care unit capacity in the Bay Area has dropped to just 0.7% as of Monday.
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