This is Worcester Tech Science teacher and department head Jocelyn Coughlin.
As you can see, she’s in peak physical condition, isn’t close to being elderly, and thus could not possibly be less at risk from commie cold if she tried. Nevertheless she’s been leading the charge for “remote learning” (which isn’t even “remotely” close to an education) because she doesn’t feel like going to work and is using commie cold as an excuse, has been spreading fear porn, and has been involved in union negotiations with the Worcester School Committee.
In this manifesto she actually says that schools shouldn’t reopen even with a vaccine because not everyone will get it, and also insists that schools don’t open up until masks and social distancing aren’t required, which will likely be well over a year from now.
I’m just here to remind you that remote learning is systemic racism in action. Last year in Chicopee 33% of students of color, 31% of SPED kids, and just 2% of white kids did not attend online “remote learning.”
When that happens students of color and SPED students, who need teachers in front of them more than anyone, fall further behind and the achievement gap grows because the predominantly white teaching staffs are afraid of a virus. I’ve never seen a bigger bunch of cowards than teachers who put their own “health” above the well being of children. Especially with a virus that doesn’t pose a threat to the VAST majority of teachers. If you are “at risk,” then get a doctors note and use your sick days like you would if you had a baby.
She got her wish and the Worcester School Committee voted to go full remote.
However, that wasn’t enough for her. She also insisted that teachers not be forced to go into the empty buildings while “teaching” remotely, because God forbid they be forced to leave the house, and she got her wish.
In a unanimous 7-0 decision teachers can now work from home in their pajamas. But wait, I thought they were worried about kids being crowded together and spreading the virus to them? They don’t have to worry about that so why can’t they go in and sit in their classrooms BY THEMSELVES and teach?? The answer is, because many of them also are parents and they need to watch their kids. Unlike teachers the parents of their students don’t have that luxury and will have to quit their jobs and become destitute so these lazy pieces of shit don’t have to waste gas money and wake up a little bit earlier.
Not all teachers are this selfish though. Another WPS teacher commented that she wanted to go back and got more likes than Jocelyn did.
“We want to be back for them too.”
No you don’t, you fraud. Your “opinion” that it’s safe doesn’t matter. It is safe, and always has been for kids since they don’t die from COVID.
Keep in mind, this woman teaches at the voke school where kids take trades. How the hell do you learn how to be a plumber remotely?
Through Zoom and interactive websites. That’s how little these people care about your kid’s education.
Funny seeing School Committee member Molly McCullough commenting though, since she’s apparently good friends with Jocelyn. We know this because they recently went on vacation together, as can be seen in an album Jocelyn posted entitled, “Summah 2020 (covid summer).”
These pictures are enraging when you think about all the kids who will suffer from neglect, abuse, and mental illness as a result of their forced isolation from friends and support systems that school offers.
She also went on another vacation album called Hampton 2020, which has tons of kids interacting without face masks on.
So it’s OK for her kids and their friends to breathe all over each other, they just can’t do it while they’re learning math.
Oh, and look who’s sitting next to her in this picture.
That’s School Committee member Molly McCullough, who also voted for full remote learning and doesn’t want her FRIENDS in the union to have to sit in a classroom by themselves doing the job the taxpayers pay her to do.
On top of that Jocelyn Coughlin also has the nerve to whine that she doesn’t get paid enough money from the taxpayers.
Blah, blah, blah. I was a teacher for 11 years. Certain aspects of the job suck, but you signed up to do this. Get over it. You became a teacher because you allegedly care about kids, and now they’re suffering because of your selfishness.
Oh, and she doesn’t want you even DISCUSSING policy, let alone criticizing the selfishness of teachers like her.
“We are all in this together” is the biggest lie since “15 days to stop the spread.”
I can’t tell you how enraged I am to see shit like this. The nerve to not only go on vacation, party with friends, ignore social distancing guidelines, not wear masks, post the pictures on Facebook, name the album “covid summer,” and then tell other people that you’re not going to educate their children because you’re afraid of commie cold is one of the worst things I’ve ever seen a person do. Thank you to all the decent teachers like Erin who want to return to school and really care about the kids, as well as those who have reached out to me to let us know that they’re not ALL like this. Eventually parents have to fight back and let these corrupt unions know that they don’t get to deny our kids the right to an education.
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