By: Diane Benjamin
Follow-up to this story: https://blnnews.com/2021/08/30/schools-cant-quarantine-your-kids/
Unit 5 wants a student who isn’t sick banned from the attending school for 14 days.
Her crime was being within 3 feet of a student who tested positive for COVID.
Everyone in the school is required to wear masks. The masks supposedly protect people against COVID molecules in the air.
Unit 5 does not believe masks work or only sick kids would be quarantined.
The teacher who reported the healthy girl should be embarrassed. She must be afraid of her own shadow if she thinks healthy kids are a threat to her class.
If masks don’t work, quit requiring them.
If masks do work, quit quarantining healthy kids because you think they might get sick.
Unit 5 proves educating kids is last on the list, they prefer none attend.
What is District 87’s policy? They claim they follow whatever IDPH states: https://www.district87.org/cms/lib/IL02212106/Centricity/ModuleInstance/15537/Safety%20Mitigation%20Plan%20August%204%202021.docx.pdf
From IDPH: https://dph.illinois.gov/covid19/schoolfaqs
Unit 5 isn’t following the science!
IDPH does not require quarantine if all involved were wearing masks!
The McLean County Health Department isn’t following the science either. Did they not read what IDPH writes?
IDPH = Illinois Department of Public Health. They are the agency MCHD looks to for guidance, evidently only when they feel like it.
Is District 87 quarantining students? Parents?