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Teachers Union Slams Palm Beach County’s School Reopening Plan

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Palm Beach County’s teachers are denouncing the school district’s plan to bring students back, saying risks to educators are being dismissed as schools prepare to reopen campuses “weeks before it is medically advisable.”

Classrooms have been shut down since March, when the coronavirus pandemic began its relentless spread across the country. For the current school year, Palm Beach County students began learning at home on Aug. 31.

School buildings are set to reopen Sept. 21. The Classroom Teachers Association says the district has shown it is unprepared two weeks before this momentous date.

Read more at our news partner the South Florida Sun Sentinel.