2 groups with opposing views on reopening schools rally ahead of board meeting

2 groups with opposing views on reopening schools rally ahead of board meeting
(Source: Chesterfield County Public Schools)

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - Two separate groups with opposing views on reopening schools held rallies head of the school board meeting.

The Chesterfield Education Association held a car rally for virtual learning ahead of the school board meeting while a second group rallied in support of opening the schools.

Educators are advocating for the school board to pick Option 6 of the reopening plans, which is the virtual learning for all students option.

Those who wish to attend the car rally must do the following:

  • Remain in your vehicle
  • You must wear a mask at all times if you get out of your vehicle.
  • You must social distance at least six feet if you leave your vehicle.
  • Use the hashtags: #OnlyWhenItsSafe and #oneccps

The car rally took place on July 20 at the Chesterfield Police Station rear parking lot at 5 p.m.

The school board meeting is at 6 p.m.

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