The San Francisco school board recall election, explained

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from MSNBC,

Voters in San Francisco overwhelmingly supported the recall of three school board members Tuesday, in a vote many have deemed a rebuke of the board’s priorities during the pandemic.

The three ousted members, who served on a seven-person panel, supported a controversial plan to rename 44 San Francisco schools named after people the board said,…

San Francisco Mayor London Breed, a Democrat, denounced the plan in a statement at the time.

“What I cannot understand is why the School Board is advancing a plan to have all these schools renamed by April, when there isn’t a plan to have our kids back in the classroom by then,” she said. “Our students are suffering, and we should be talking about getting them in classrooms, getting them mental health support, and getting them the resources they need in this challenging time.”

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