A third grade teacher puts on a brave face for her students—and resents the system putting her health at risk.
"It's just simply not safe for us to return into our buildings and classrooms right now."
Teachers are suing the governor, who is mandating in-person schooling as the pandemic tears through the state.
"The administration asks students to quarantine and minimize contact points, but I have to go to work in order to pay for school, so that's simply not going to happen."
Many states are barrelling ahead to open classrooms without clear safety precautions in place. "First, they expect us to take a bullet for kids when there’s an active shooter, and now this," one educator told VICE.