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Teachers’ Union Boss Claims Private In-Person Preschool For Own Son is “Personal Choice”

Things are heating up in Berkeley where parents are fed up with teachers’ unions and their pet politicians keeping schools closed. But since it’s Berkeley, there’s more of a radical edge to it.

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.

Read the full story from Front Page Mag

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