Parents from Woodland Unified School District welcomed news last week, when the board announced that in-person classes would reopen on school campuses on April 12, for students in Kindergarten to Grade 12.
The reopening announcement is in line with what the state education system and Governor Gavin Newsom have proposed.
And as long as it’s good newswe can sympathize with parents in public schools who are understandably enraged by months of feuds between teacher unions, county officials, the state legislature, and Newsom over the schools reopening.
School districts across much of the country have resumed classes with little evidence of coronavirus outbreaks. Many private and charter schools in California have done the same.
But when it comes to public schools in our state, teachers’ unions have disproportionate political influence locally and statewide, and every school district has …
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