As parents and their children continue to struggle with the consequences of remote learning, many are beginning to grow impatient with union efforts to prevent the reopening of schools.
Despite concerns about students’ mental health and failing grades, many teachers unions continue to resist efforts to resume in-person instruction. Unions like United Teachers Los Angeles will not even agree to schools implementing a hybrid learning model until their demand for all staff to be vaccinated is met.
But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has already nullified such discussions, announcing last month that teachers do not need to be vaccinated for schools to reopen safely. Since teachers unions no longer have a valid reason to deny students an in-person education, comedian Adam Carolla took to Twitter to express his disapproval of their actions.
“LA teachers either don’t want to go back to work or are cowards. Those are the