November 16, local time, according to the Washington Post, the Teachers’ Association of Northern Virginia called on Governor Ralph Northam to restore the state’s schools to online teaching in order to cope with the deterioration of the country and nearby areas. Of Coronavirus pandemic.
The group represented the state’s 12,000 teachers in a letter to Northam on Monday, stating that he should return Virginia to the second phase of the state’s “reopening plan”. The state is currently in the third stage, which allows all students to receive “face-to-face teaching and social distancing as required.” In the second stage, only students in special education, English learners and preschoolers up to third grade will be allowed Study in school.
The Teachers’ Association hopes Northam will require all public schools to provide only online teaching until Coronavirus cases begin to show a downward trend.
According to reports, on the 15th local time, the three regions of Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia reported a cumulative increase of more than 3,100 Covid-19 cases: 1,840 in Maryland, 1161 in Virginia, and 163 in the DC. The Teachers Association wrote in the letter that although everyone hopes that the school can return to normal teaching, they will never be able to return to normal when the school is opened when it is not safe.