… was it only a few months ago that Republicans were posturing as favoring “choice” and “local control,” and even, to some degree, encouraging homeschooling vis a vis education?

Not that the educrats are any more sympathy-inspiring. They don’t want the schools they work at to open, but they don’t want to go get other jobs, either. We’re supposed to just keep the lights on at the schools, keep paying them their salaries, etc. because REASONS.

Imported from the original KN@PPSTER