March 10, 2021/Media, Press

NCDP Applauds Governor Cooper, Legislative Leaders On Reaching Bipartisan Compromise On The Safe Return To Classrooms

Governor Cooper and legislative leaders came together Wednesday morning to announce a bipartisan compromise for students to return to classrooms safely. The plan emphasizes the need to follow state health guidance, study the impacts, and allows the Governor to respond to local emergencies.

In response, North Carolina Democratic Party Chair Bobbie Richardson released the following statement.

“Governor Cooper has been steadfast in his commitment to safety and public health throughout the pandemic, and this compromise ensures schools will return to in-person learning while requiring necessary safety measures,” said NCDP Chair Bobbie Richardson. “We thank leaders in the General Assembly for coming to the negotiating table to fulfill our shared goal of getting students safely back into the classroom. This is a responsible step forward as North Carolina strives to turn the corner on the pandemic.”