Over 1,000 people have signed a letter demanding that educators in the Woodland area be given the choice to work from home and facilitate distance learning with students.
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in July that schools in counties on the COVID-19 watchlist, including Yolo County, would begin the year with distance learning. But, according to the Woodland Education Association, the Woodland Joint Unified School District is requiring staff members to work in-person at district worksites.
“The Woodland School Board cannot ignore the voices of the teachers and the community at large,” said Jen Drewek Shilen, president of the Woodland Education