AFT represents approximately 1.7 million educators and is one of the largest teacher unions in the United States.
Weingarten said: “We have a highway or road map that allows us to reopen the school.” He pointed out that the guidance from the CDC and the resources in the coronavirus mitigation plan, including President Joe Biden, are scheduled to be in Hill this week. To vote. “It boils down to three things: hierarchical mitigation strategies, testing so that you can actually see asymptomatic spread and the priority of vaccines.”
She continued: “It’s not that every teacher must be vaccinated before the reopening of school, but you should keep the vaccination in line with the reopening.”
When asked about states that have done a good job in reopening schools, Wengaton admitted: “There is no perfect solution.”
She said: “But New York City is doing a good job of performance.” She also pointed to the District of Columbia. She said: “It’s actually ensured that every teacher and school employee who needs a vaccine has been vaccinated in the past few weeks. Vaccination”, as well as Oregon, West Virginia and Ohio.
In some cases, local unions require higher standards for reopening. The labor organization in California was frustrated with Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom at a recent meeting. He said: “We’d better pack it up. To be honest, we won’t accept it this school year. Teach in person.”
When asked this question, Wengarten replied: “The teachers’ union is not a whole.”
She continued: “What you hear is that people are scared.” “I think what we need to do is we have to face the fear of facts.”