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San Francisco Teachers Union agrees to teach in-person after city threatens to sue school district

It only took a threat of a lawsuit to get San Francisco teachers on board with going back to school. 

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It only took a threat of a lawsuit to get San Francisco teachers on board with going back to school. 

No, not concerns over the wellbeing of the students and their education, a lawsuit. 

The San Francisco Unified School District said that it had come to a tentative agreement with a group of unions on Sunday, stipulating that schools can return to in-person learning once the city moves to the red tier. 

Currently, the Bay Area region is in the purple tear of California’s COVID classification system, meaning the virus is still widespread, the Daily Caller reports. Teachers would also need to be vaccinated prior to returning to classrooms. 

But, if vaccines aren’t readily available, schools would reopen once the city enters the orange tier or anything lower. 

“The tentative agreement addresses the health and safety standards necessary for the return of students at all grade levels, preschool through 12, and the parties have agreed to meet and confer on any additional negotiable impacts of the District’s plans for the return of middle and high school students,” the statement says. 

President of the United Educators of San Francisco Susan Solomon explained the plan. 

“Now we need city and state officials to step up and make vaccines available to school staff now, while UESF continues to focus on finalizing agreements around classroom instruction,s schedules, and continuing to improve remote learning for the students and families who choose not to return even with these standards in place,” she said. 

Two days before the agreement, city attorney Dennis Herrera announced plans to sue the San Francisco Board of Education and SFUSD for violating a state law requiring districts to establish a clear plan during the pandemic that details actions they will take to move toward “classroom-based instruction whenever possible,” the San Francisco Chronicle reports. 

Herrera blasted the school district for “ambiguous, empty rhetoric.” 

Roughly 14,000 students were expected to return to school between January and March as part of a reopening plan for the youngest and most vulnerable students. 

But, the school district and teachers union failed to agree.

Some union members even threatened a strike if schools move to reopen before teachers are vaccinated. 

This sounds all too familiar: a similar situation is going on in Chicago, where the teachers union seems to be running the show with no regard for the students. 

Indeed, the coronavirus lockdowns are hitting K-12 students particularly hard. Not only are they being robbed of an in-person education, they are missing out on critical emotional development and social interaction. A CDC study found that across the country between April and October of 2020, the percentage of emergency room mental health visits increased by 24 percent for those between the ages of five and 11, and 31 percent for those between the ages of 12 and 17, Business Insider reports. 

It is critical that schools return to in person learning, as science encourages. 

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  1. Sherie

    February 9, 2021 at 2:28 pm

    The only problem I have with schools opening again is they are going to be taught to hate America.

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Black Family Kicked Out of NYC Restaurant Over Vax Pass ‘Now the Kids Can’t Eat’ (VIDEO)

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New Yorkers, due to their liberal policies, are being forced to choose between anti-segregation and vaccination status. As Free Press Fail writes, “We’ve said it a million times: the vaccine passports are racist.”

Now, “in New York City, they’re proving it” adds the outlet. An incident caught on video shows a Black family was kicked out of a restaurant for refusing to show their “vaccine passports.” In the video, the man filming can be heard saying “so you’re refusing to serve us?”

Although audio is low, the restaurant employee says something along the lines of “yes because you don’t have a vaccination card.” The man questions back, “so you’re going to enforce segregation? ‘Cause, we just told you that we’re religiously exempt.”

The restaurant staff member then claims the patrons said they did have vaccination cards, but the customer vehemently refutes the claim stating, “I never told you any of that. I would never tell you that.”

The customer then films around a panorama of inside the restaurant, saying aloud he’s not leaving and says loudly to other patrons, “Everybody in here’s ok with that? Everybody in here’s ok with setting up segregation in society?”

“Everybody’s ok with that? oh, we don’t have our vaccine cards, so now the kids can’t eat. We can’t eat. You guys are ok with that? This is the America you want to live in?”  Someone in that background can be heard yelling back, “yep.”

Tensions rose and the customer became more heated in the roughly five-minute video. “This is America, you need to wake up” the man shouted. Even more evidence of segregation may have presented itself when one woman in the background explains not everyone in the restaurant was asked for their vaccination cards.

Free Press Fail writes the data behind the claims that vaccines are racist:

Now, this is no surprise at all considering the demographics of those who are vaccinated. We KNOW 2/3rds of the vaccinated population is white. We KNOW only 9% of the vaccinated population is black and only 16% is Hispanic.

This kind of dismissiveness is just getting started. Especially when other (white) patrons in these dining areas are cheering on the managers who enforce these totalitarian mandates that treat the unvaccinated as “unclean.”

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Comedian Jim Breuer Cancels Shows at Venues ‘Due to Segregation’ of Forced Vaccinations

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One comedian is standing up to vaccine mandates, and one of the few celebrities brave enough to put his money where his mouth is, and he should be commended. Saturday Night Live alum Jim Breuer took to Facebook live to release a statement that he would not perform at venues demanding patrons receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

In a 22 minute Facebook live, Breuer said “two quick updates on shows that you may think you may be getting tickets to or you already have tickets to: The Wellmont Theater in New Jersey – not doing it.”

“Also the Royal Oak Theater in Michigan, due to the segregation of them forcing people to show up with vaccinations…I am also not doing those shows” added Breuer.

Aware of the monetary repercussions, Breuer stood by his morals. “I know I’m going to sacrifice a lot of money, but I’m not going to be enslaved to the system or money.”

Breuer continued that he believed getting vaccinated was “a choice” and was not concerned with any opinions of his fans or the public. “If you have anything else to say, I honestly don’t care.”

“Due to, I have to stick to my morals, I have to stick to what I know is right” he added. The comedian also noted his disappointment that patrons were being “forced” and “bribed” before they could attend shows.

While he stated he doesn’t blame venues for enforcing vaccine mandates in some cases, but rather governors and ticketing vendors. He said the venues were being held “hostage.” NBC News reported neither the Wellmont Theater nor the Royal Oak Theater responded to requests for comment Monday.

Breuer, 54, was part of the Saturday Night Live cast from 1995 to 1998 and was known for recurring characters including Goat Boy and celebrity impersonation of Joe Pesci. He was also in the 1998 film “Half Baked” alongside Dave Chappelle.

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