Teachers get rated on whether or not they are teaching their students anything, as determined by the students’ scores on standardized tests in that subject. How can I teach you biology, chemistry, or physics if you are functionally illiterate? Here is a sample of a handwritten homework assignment that one of my students turned in. The student who wrote this is 15 years old and in the 10th grade:
Even though it’s come about that masks and vaccines accomplished nothing, there are some who still cling to what science has told us was wrong. It’s like masks are MAGA hats for the left.