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Pence and DeVos visited Thales Academy in Swing State, North Carolina to meet with students and host a roundtable with school faculty. The private school reopened earlier this month with in-person learning.
The Trump campaign later tweeted a video of him talking with fourth graders about what his favorite part of the school is, featuring students’ comments that they were happy to see their friends and teachers.
“Being with your friends is a part of making the school special, but also … it’s very important, the learning process,” he said. “[S]It is important for tutors to be together. ”
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Pence took off his mask through the session with the students, while Devos was not seen wearing a mask in class.
Public schools in Taraheel State are scheduled to reopen on August 17, although many students are still learning remotely.
The visit comes amid a large national debate on school reintegration with the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress to take a more cautious stance, with Democrats advocating for schools in the Trump administration and Republican Congress to resume learning. .
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Campaign spokesman Kate Bedfield said Vice President Pence could try to convince teachers and students with this school trip, but the reality is that he is insisting on reopening his doors to teachers across the country. “We need an administration that puts the lives of the American people in their own self-interest.”