The unions and the opposition are satisfied with the decision.
The SPD therefore welcomes the fact that the Minister of Education, Susanne Eisenmann (CDU), was unable to enforce “her irresponsible demand” within the government, said Stoch. Stoch’s FDP counterpart Hans-Ulrich Rülke also spoke out in favor of more FFP2 masks and air filters in schools.
Unions welcome school closings
The safety of children, young people and the educational professionals in daycare centers and schools must always be our top priority,” said state chairwoman Monika Stein. One welcomes the fact that Prime Minister Kretschmann has prevailed in the further closure of daycare centers and schools. At the same time, the GEW wants to work for better support for emergency care and for faster vaccination of educators and teachers. In addition, the concept for the rest of the school year must be better thought out.
The first reaction said that the right decision was made.
Many Twitter users are happy about the decision
On the short message service Twitter, the hashtag Kretschmann trended first after the decision. Many users were relieved that Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann (Greens) was able to prevail.