BLM Union Boss Dismisses Student Learning Loss

BLM Union Boss Dismisses Student Learning Loss

September 1, 2021

In an interview with Los Angeles Magazine published Thursday, Black Lives Matter (BLM) member and United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) President Cecily Myart-Cruz dismissed concerns about students suffering “learning loss” during pandemic school closures because they learned to distinguish between the words “insurrection” and “coup” and the words “riot” and “protest.”

“There is no such thing as learning loss,” Myart-Cruz declared when asked how her school lockdowns impacted the city’s 600,000 K-12 students. “Our kids didn’t lose anything. It’s OK that our babies may not have learned all their times tables. They learned resilience. They learned survival. They learned critical-thinking skills. They know the difference between a riot and a protest. They know the words insurrection and coup.”

Since she assumed her post in 2020, her agenda has been the pursuit of “far-flung progressive issues: racial justice, Medicare for all, the millionaire tax, financial support for undocumented families, rental and eviction relief,” the interviewer noted.

“Education is political,” she told LAmag. “People don’t want to say that, but it is.”

LAUSD parents have launched a petition calling for Myart-Cruz’s “immediate resignation” for her “bullying tactics to further her agenda of control over LAUSD…These campaigns have included racist and disparaging remarks, including calling out ‘white and Middle Eastern families’ in one of her Facebook posts.”

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