Los Angeles Unified School District’s Accommodation For Teacher’s Wi-Fi Concerns

Los Angeles Unified School District’s Accommodation For Teacher’s Wi-Fi Concerns
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Curtis Bennett

LAUSD Gives Teacher Accommodation From Wi Fi

September 25, 2014

The Los Angeles Public School District (LAUSD) has officially accommodated a teacher who is sensitive to WiFi. This is the first accommodation that I've seen, and LAUSD is the second largest public school district in the US. From the attached letter:

"The Committee reconvened September 9, 2014. After reviewing and taking into consideration all of the documentation you submitted as part of your request, the information you presented during the meeting, and reviewing alternate accommodations, the Committee approved your request to have the Wi-Fi turned off in your classroom during the 2014-2015 school year. As an alternate accommodation, the Committee also approved a reassignment to a different school site where Wi-Fi has yet to be installed."

This is incredibly important. Demanding access to "wireless-free" zones is, by my way of thinking, one of the most important ways to fight the proliferation of wireless and, at the same time, educate an unsuspecting public.

In the US, the Common Core educational agenda (promoted, in part, by Bill Gates), has been accepted by almost all 50 states, and mandates computerized testing. The presumption within the schools is that this testing must be simultaneously taken by students using their wireless tablets. The language within Common Core does not specifically state that wireless must be used in all cases, but it does focus on the latest advancements in technology -- and so the presumption that all students must use and be tested on wireless tablets continues to grow.

Therefore I see this as one of the most important statements in the attached letter: "You also told the Committee the Common Core can be utilized on any PC and an iPad is not necessary."

This letter should be used around the world to support equal access in our increasingly wireless environments including schools, libraries, doctors' offices, hospitals, day care, fire stations and all county and state buildings. I believe the language in New York's accommodation laws might take the enclosed ruling and apply it absolutely.

~ Susan Foster

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Boston, Massachusetts
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February 8, 2013I

[Excerpt] "EMF/RFR from wifi and cell towers can exert a disorganizing effect on the ability to learn and remember, and can also be destabilizing to immune and metabolic function. This will make it harder for some children to learn, particularly those who are already having problems in the first place.

Powerful industrial entities have a vested interest in leading the public to believe that EMF/RFR, which we cannot see, taste or touch,  is harmless, but this is not true.  Please do the right and precautionary thing for our children.

I urge you to step back from your intention to go wifi in the LAUSD, and instead opt for wired technologies, particularly for those subpopulations that are most sensitive. It will be easier for you to make a healthier decision now than to undo a misguided decision later."

The Executive Committee of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine

March 19, 2013

[Excerpt] "The American Academy of Environmental Medicine suggests strongly that you do not add to the burden of public health by installing blanket wireless internet connections in Los Angeles schools."

 

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