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Texas State Teachers Assoc. demands schools stay closed through the school year

The Texas State Teachers Association posted a letter to social media Wednesday demanding that Texas schools stay closed through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.
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TEXAS, USA — The Texas State Teachers Association posted a letter to social media Wednesday demanding that Texas schools stay closed through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

The letter below was posted to Facebook Wednesday morning:

Letter from Texas State Teachers Association to the governor to demand schools stay closed until the end of the year. PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd Did you find this document useful? Letter from Texas State Teachers Association to the governor to demand schools stay closed until the end of the year.

The group says in the letter that seven other states, including Texas neighbors New Mexico and Oklahoma, have cancelled school through the end of the year.

“Disease experts expect this pandemic to get worse, maybe much worse, in Texas before we see any relief, and the governor must take these steps now to protect millions of school children and the adults dedicated to serving and caring for them. A comprehensive, statewide school closure order is necessary because the outbreak is expanding across the state, and we don’t know which counties it will strike next. Leaving this decision to individual districts creates unnecessary confusion and stress across Texas,” TSTA President Noel Candelaria said.

View the full Facebook post below:

TSTA demands the governor shut down schools for the year, take other steps to protect Texans' health (4-1-20). To view the full pdf go to...

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