UTLA President Is an Embarrassment to LA Educators https://t.co/BZ5edcQ1Zw— RedState (@RedState) September 1, 2021
...For Myart-Cruz, the acquisition of basic skills like reading, writing, and math and cooperative experiences one only acquires through interactions with fellow classmates are less important than turning children into foot soldiers and tools for leftist social protest.
When asked about the potential learning losses incurred by students because of her decision to keep schools shuttered, Myart-Cruz responded in a recent interview for Los Angeles Magazine that: “It’s OK that our babies may not have learned all their times tables. They learned resilience. They learned survival … They know the difference between a riot and a protest. They know the words insurrection and coup.”
Never mind that public schools aren’t supposed to function as indoctrination camps or that Myart-Cruz is herself responsible for the extended and unjustified school closures that necessitated students learning those “survival” skills.
Not from any inflated dangers of COVID-19 to kids, but because of the closures themselves, which caused untold damages to thousands of LAUSD students....