World Socialist Web Site wsws.org 17 Mar, 2021 02:45 am

Oregon educators: Unite to halt the reopening of schools and save lives!

Oregon educators: Unite to halt the reopening of schools and save lives!
Teachers and parents across the state have launched this committee to oppose the deadly rush to reopen all schools by mid-April, advancing demands to prioritize health and safety above private profit.

We urge all educators, students, parents and workers who support the fight against the reopening of schools and dangerous conditions to register for the next meeting of the Oregon Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee this Sunday, March 21 at 10:00 a.We also encourage everyone to attend the meeting of the West Coast Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committees this Saturday, March 20 at 2:00 p.We are launching the Oregon Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee to defend the health and well-being of all students, staff and the working class as a whole.We have formed the Oregon Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee on the basis of science, public health and concern for the safety of the broader community, and we urge all educators and supportive parents to join us.

Under these conditions, we will continue to fight for school closures while demanding that the following safety measures be universally implemented: The Oregon Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee rejects the lie that there is no money for these life-saving necessities.We call on all educators and support staff, bus drivers, paraprofessionals, nurses, secretaries, classroom aides, janitors, cooks, school psychologists, social workers and workers from all industries, to join our network and build rank-and-file safety committees in your school or workplace.

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