Notable + Quotable | Oct. 1, 2020
things heard around the Valley
Come on. It’s not the students’ fault. Eighteen-year-olds are ‘adults’ in name only. The students’ behavior is largely developmental. Administration’s decision to open campus despite climbing COVID-19 infection rates was, by contrast, immoral.
uw-eau claire professor
–writing in a letter to the editor titled “UW-EC students’ return to campus ill-advised,” which was published in the Leader-Telegram on Sept. 17.
People do support you here. They are here for you. They love you. But you just see the negative.
–quoted Sept. 16 by WEAU 13 News about the “We Want Change” rally hosted at UW-Stout.
We have to plan for all of those. Although it’s not fun to do so, it’s something we feel is very necessary.
EAU CLAIRE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT
–on district officials preparing for the possibility that COVID-19 outbreaks could shut down classrooms, schools, or the entire district for as little as two weeks or as long as a year. Quoted by WQOW-TV on Sept. 21.