OPINION | This article contains political commentary which reflects the author's opinion.
For a year, the children of taxpaying American citizens have been unable to learn in person at their local public schools, which is what their tax dollars supposedly pay for, due to Covid fears and the politicization of teachers unions and the public education system. Instead, American children have been forced to endure substandard electronic remote instruction, while teachers and schools struggle to troubleshoot, and political activist unions do their best to keep children out of the classrooms.
But in Biden’s America, illegal immigrants get special privileges that taxpaying American citizens don’t, perhaps because the Biden Admin has high hopes for their voting future.
Unaccompanied illegal migrant minors are now being instructed in-person by teachers from the San Diego Unified School District, while the 130,000 American citizen children from taxpaying families are only allowed online learning.
Wait a minute… So you’re saying it is ok for San Diego teachers to teach in person… just not to San Diego children? https://t.co/jE56xYcQT3
— Reopen California Schools (@ReopenCASchools) March 29, 2021
The San Diego County Board of Education decided to send volunteer San Diego public school teachers to a local convention center that is currently housing unaccompanied illegal migrant children, for in-person education.
But San Diego’s own American citizens, who pay their taxes to fund their local public schools and teachers, have to watch as their own children are forced to struggle through online school instead.
Apparently, it’s too dangerous for teachers to return to full-time in-person work to teach San Diego’s legal taxpaying citizens, but it’s not too dangerous for them to provide in-person education to unaccompanied illegal migrant children who they hope are future Democrat voters.
One parent said,
“The system is broken when San Diego teachers are teaching migrant children in person, but the 100k students of taxpaying families at San Diego Unified School District are stuck learning in Zoom school. We agree that every child deserves an in-person education, but why are taxpaying students put last? If this is a humanitarian issue then who is rescuing San Diego Unified students, because our leaders have failed them.”
In fact, San Diego Unified School District received $609 million in state and federal aid since March 2020 to help reopen school, but the schools are still closed (except to illegal immigrants, apparently). So how exactly did more than half a billion dollars get spent if it wasn’t on getting those schools reopened for in-person learning?
Representative Darrell Issa told Fox News,
“For more than a year, parents and students in San Diego County have waited for educators to answer one question: When will our schools reopen with in-person instruction only? And for a year, they’ve been told to wait. The decision to provide in-person instruction to illegal migrants is outrageous and parents have every right to be angry.”
It’s truly unbelievable.
It’s truly America last.