Entire California School Board Resigns After they were Caught on Video Mocking Parents and Claiming they Only Want Schools to Reopen so ‘they Can Smoke Pot’

Every member of a school board in Northern California resigned on Friday after a video revealed they mocked parents during a virtual public meeting about reopening schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lisa Brizendine, president of the Oakley Union Elementary School District, resigned along with members Kim Beede, Erica Ippolito and Richie Masadas.

They were caught on video during a meeting saying parents treated teachers as their ‘personal babysitters’ and they only wanted classrooms to re-open so they could smoke pot ‘uninterrupted’.

Schools Superintendent Greg Hetrick described the comments as ‘truly inappropriate’ and issued an apology on Thursday.

‘Last night at the Oakley Union Elementary School District Regular Board Meeting there were unfortunate and truly inappropriate comments made that were heard by many. These comments are not typical and more importantly they are not what the community should expect from our school district,’ he said.

‘The comments made were not in alignment with our Vision and are definitely not what any of us stand for as leaders.’

The resignations come after video revealed they mocked parents during a public meeting about reopening schools
The entire school board of the Oakley Union School District in Northern California resigned on Friday
School Board members Erica Ippolito, left, and Kim Beede, right, are seen during a visit to Laurel School
Board member Kim Beed is pictured
Board member Lisa Brizendine is pictured
During the conversation, a third board member, Richie Masadas, implies that parents want their kids back in the classroom so they can take drugs uninterrupted

Hetrick said that the school district has ‘lost trust with the community’ and has pledged to rebuild trust in the district.

‘I will not make excuses for what happened or why it happened. I am the superintendent. I am responsible and accountable and I am truly sorry for what took place.’

He added: ‘I know that our students deserve better from us.’

Before the meeting began on Wednesday, several of the board members allegedly believed that no parents were on the call and proceeded to poke fun of them.

SOURCE: Daily Mail, Adam Schrader and Andrew Court