Many school board members have had it with the behavior of parents and government officials over a potential mask mandate and have decided to quit.
One board member in Nevada said he had thought of suicide because the threats were so bad before he ultimately decided to step down.
School board members are quite often unpaid and volunteering to do the work for free and because they care about the students.
People are going as far as showing up to meetings to make negative, toxic comments to board members who never had plans to even discuss mask mandates.
Cops are being called to school board meetings to protect board members and de-escalate hostile situations.
Many board members are resigning out of fear of threats, harassment, the fact that they aren’t paid for how they’re treated, and because politics are being put ahead of the children.
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