New emails reveal that a Montgomery County, Maryland, public health official bashed parents and teachers who requested the county reopen religious and nonpublic schools.
In emails obtained by the Washington Examiner, Montgomery County Health Officer Trevor Gayles expressed to his colleagues his disdain for the county’s nonpublic schools and the parents who send their children to them. Gayle complained that the “privileged class of the county” were “showing their behinds” by requesting that their schools reopen when coronavirus cases were at 2.3 percent.
Gayles received an email request from the husband of a public school teacher requesting that the department visit the Bullis School, a private school in the area, and explain what protocols the school must follow to provide in-person instruction.
“I ask that your department of health visit Bullis,” the email reads. “Bullis has exceeded my expectations for the safety of my precious youngest child … At the very least could you please provide the specific criteria which you would