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Wed Jul 15, 2020, 04:26 AM

Aging Teachers Ask Themselves, Do I Quit Or Risk My Life? [View all]

Aging Teachers Ask Themselves, Do I Quit Or Risk My Life?
"As school districts consider reopening, aging or immunocompromised teachers must balance financial, health and insurance concerns."
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/teachers-retirement-quit-coronavirus-schools-reopen_n_5f0dae3fc5b6df6cc0b15fc0

"The potential wave of retirements comes at a time when some schools are planning to lay off teachers and staff, as districts face potentially steep budget cuts. Due to these cuts, teachers are skeptical that their schools will have the resources to put proper safety protocols in place. Education groups have been lobbying for hundreds of billions of dollars in help. While President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos have been pressuring schools to fully reopen — something that many districts have already begun to reject — some teachers say they feel like casualties of a larger political agenda.
“People still want to work, but do people want to be on the frontlines of this pandemic?” he said. “Because that’s what they’re asking teachers.”

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