More Than 30K Florida Teachers Signed A Petition To Keep Schools From Opening Next Month
They're arguing the time isn't right
Schools are set to reopen in the Sunshine State next month, but Florida teachers have petitioned to stop it.
The Florida Education Association, the state's largest teacher union, sent a petition to Gov. Ron DeSantis, asking him to rescind the order forcing school districts to administer in-person teaching.
People signed the petition
The union is arguing that the state is still at "high risk" when it comes to COVID-19 infections, and the time isn't right to send kids back to school.
Florida's teachers ask DeSantis for more "thoughtful leadership" and reverse his course on reopening the schools.
A week ago, the same unionagainst the governor to halt the reopenings.