San Francisco vs San Francisco School Board

By: | February 4, 2021

The city of San Francisco sued its school district in a drastic attempt to get students back into the classroom. The city argued it’s safe enough and the district has dragged its feet on preparing for the students’ return.

City Attorney Dennis Herrera cited a “woefully inadequate” reopening plan by the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Trustees. He is supported by Mayor London Breed, who said, “This is not the path we would have chosen, but nothing matters more right now than getting our kids back in school.”

Although the state lifted its Regional Stay Home Order last week, over 99% of Californians, more than 40 million people, are still under stringent COVID-19 guidelines, including San Francisco residents. The city experienced a coronavirus peak in early January, seeing as many as 562 new cases a day. But those numbers are declining.

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