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Response to GreenPartyVoter (Reply #9)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 09:47 PM

13. I taught at a year round school and we went until July 20th.

No A/C either. I was glad since this building was new and replaced the one that was demolished since there was years of stagnant water in the ceiling and it permanently ruined my health and immune system (black mold). Since it didn't have A/C I was glad...at least I would not be getting as sick in the future (I thought). I would mist the kids with my spray water. The fans just blew their papers around the room. I prefer year round school since kids get bored (at least that is what they always told me)over long vacations and the lower grades forget too much during the long Summer and we have to reteach everything. Year round makes sense. Traditional schedules were developed during the time when kids worked on farms and parents needed their help to put food on the table. We do not need to do that now. Mostly the schedule is kept to help out parents with many different kids in different schools and they need to plan/coordinate work schedules, day care and vacations together.

If kids are going to miss school how are they going to plan for college and take entrance exams? And if we are closing schools, possibly 6 months or more, it can't really be made up during vacations and weekends. This is another big problem and DeVos doesn't know shit.

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