“Kat Timpf … made this point last night: Teachers unions have managed to take one of the most beloved occupations and redefine it as selfish and lazy,” Gutfeld said. ” … All of us in our generations used to love our teachers. … And this system and the unions destroyed the image of the teacher [and] turned the classroom into a supervised prison.”
Chicago Public Schools canceled classes Friday for the third consecutive day because of a dispute with the teachers union over remote learning and COVID safety protocols. More than 300,000 public school students — “[s]ome hungry, some unsupervised” — have been out of class, said co-host Geraldo Rivera.
“So now this is one crisis … that America shouldn’t let go to waste,” Gutfeld said. “We should fire people. It’s time to pull the money out of the system, start backing the parents. Give them the money so they can make the choices of the best education, whether it’s school choice, homeschooling, the Peloton model. That’s the only way you’re going to make this better is by introducing competition. But the unions hate the competition because that means they’ve got to take off the jammies, put on the clothes, and go to work.”