Chicago Teachers Union verwyder tweet waarin beweer word dat die skool heropen word’ in seksisme, rassisme, vrouehaat

Chicago Teachers Union deletes tweet claiming school reopening push 'rooted' in sexism, rassisme, vrouehaat

The Chicago Teachers Union is facing swift criticism on social media Sunday after claiming in a now deleted tweet that the push to reopen schools is “rooted in sexism, racism and misogyny.

One user replied to the tweet, sê “some people really don’t like doing their jobs.

Another user responded: “Then why are minority parents suing in California saying virtual learning has left their children behind? You say you care about your students, but you clearly don’t.

Intussen, another Twitter user called toend public school unions”, arguing that they aredestructive and are undermining the education of our children.


While the tweet has since been deleted, the union retweeted a reply in support of the original tweet.

Been feeling this lately. We can discuss the merits of reopening but the conversation cannot be rooted in white supremacy,” het die gebruiker geskryf. “White folks questioning BIPOC’s intelligence, especially women of color. Our ability tounderstand the science.The coded language is hella out of pocket.

Following the backlash, the union issued a new tweet saying: “Fair enough. Complex issue. Requires nuance. And much more discussion. More important, the people the decision affects deserve more. So we’ll continue give them that. Appreciate the feedback of those truly in the struggle.


The comment comes as schools across the United States mull whether or not they can safely reopen schools in person as COVID cases have resurged in recent weeks.

Medical experts like Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci argue that in-person instruction can continue as long as it follows the science and is done in a safe way.

Redfield said last week that infections among teachers and students occur because of community transmission or virus spread at home.

'Ons sien nie oordrag binne die skool nie," hy het gesê.

Die CDC-direkteur het die voordele van persoonlike leer beklemtoon, soos sosialisering, geestesgesondheidsdienste, en voedselprogramme, sê tuis-leer kan, Ongelukkig, aanleiding gee tot meer dwelmmisbruik en selfmoord.

'Ek dink net dit is gesond vir hierdie kinders om op skool te wees,” Redfield continued. 'Dit gesê, hulle moet dit veilig doen en hulle moet dit verantwoordelik doen. En toe dit in die somer begin is, niemand het regtig vir seker geweet nie. Hulle het gedink dat hierdie openbare gesondheidsmaatreëls sou werk. Maar nou wys die gegewens ons duidelik dat u hierdie skole op 'n veilige en verantwoordelike manier met persoonlike leer kan bedryf. ”

Intussen, Fauci told Martha Raddatz on ABC This Week that the spread of COVID-19 between children waslow,” especially compared to other areas.

We say it, not being facetiously or having a soundbite or anything, but you know: close the bars, hou die skole oop, is what we really say,” Fauci gesê. “Uiteraard, you don’t have one size fits all, but as I’ve said in the past, and as you accurately quoted me – the default position should be as best as possible, binne die rede, to keep the children in school and get them back to school.

Volgens die latest update from Johns Hopkins University, there are more than 14.7 million confirmed coronavirus cases and more than 282,000 related deaths in the United States.

Fox News’ Kayla Musto and and Peter Aiken contributed to this report.

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