WASHINGTON – The Washington Lecturers’ Union voted final week to point “No Confidence” in D.C.‘s plan to securely reopen faculties and can again a ‘Psychological Well being Day’ Monday.
“Final Thursday night night time, DC’s lecturers spoke loudly and clearly. We don’t have religion that the DCPS plans to reopen our faculties are in one of the best curiosity of scholars,” WTU President Elizabeth Davis stated in an announcement. “Regardless of negotiations all through the weekend, we’re disenchanted that we weren’t capable of come to an settlement. The Chancellor’s plan to reopen our faculties to in-person studying will disrupt the schooling of a overwhelming majority of DCPS college students. As educators, we don’t consider this plan is nice for our college students or good for our faculties.”
The WTU stated greater than 93% of members current supported the movement to precise “No confidence in Mayor Muriel Bowser, Chancellor Lewis Ferebee, and the DC Public Faculties plan to reopen our faculties to in-person studying on November ninth, because it at present stands.” Officers say a letter was despatched to D.C. officers outlining their issues with the administration’s reopening plans.
Negotiations are anticipated to renew later within the week.
WTU officers say they’ve additionally permitted a movement encouraging its members to take a ‘Psychological Well being Day’ on Monday, November 2.