JARED Kushner and Ivanka Trump pulled their kids out of a Jewish day school after parents complained they were flouting Covid rules, reports say.
Their kids started going to the Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital when they moved to Washington DC, in 2017 following Donald Trump’s 2016 win.
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Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner with their kids, Theodore Kushner, Joseph Kushner, and Arabella Kushner in 2018Credit: Getty Images – Getty
The Kushners stand with their children during a second Hanukkah reception of the evening, in the East Room of the White House on December 11Credit: Getty Images – Getty
A spokesperson for Milton confirmed that they “withdrew” the kids – and a family source said it’s because Berman offered more in-person classes after re-opening virtually, according to its website.
Kushner‘s top aide Avi Berkowitz denied the claims of rule-breaking, telling the publication “the Kushners protect the privacy of their children and won’t engage in idle gossip.”
But three parents told the JTA they became concerned when Kushner, Ivanka, and a top aide were spotted at events supposedly flouting the Covid-19 protocols set forth by Milton.
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Tiffany Trump, Ivanka and Kushner listen as Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Kenosha Regional Airport, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020Credit: AP:Associated Press
Their kids – pictured here in 2017 – were reportedly withdrawn from a school this year Credit: AP
His Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and five other staffers tested positive this month as infection rates soar around the country.
Milton’s guidelines for parents are based on CDC guidelines and urges students and their families to wear masks while they’re not on campus.
It also asks them to limit their attendance at large public or private gatherings and events and to “avoid hosting or attending large gatherings where proper social distancing measures are not feasible.”
Parents were concerned that the Kushners hadn’t followed the schools Covid-19 guidelinesCredit: Getty – Contributor
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Although Kushner and Ivanka reportedly weren’t there, 11 guests later tested positive for the coronavirus, which included the president and numerous others they later were in contact with.
Trump confirmed he was infected on October 2, but the school allegedly wouldn’t tell parents the last day of contact between the president and his grandchildren.
The worried mother said: “There was concern for the safety of children because it was very clear the Kushner parents were violating public health recommendations.
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Trump tweeted that both he and First Lady Melania tested positive for the deadly virus on October 2Credit: AFP or licensors
The School tried to strike an agreement with the Kushners but reports say no agreement was reachedCredit: AFP or licensors
“At the same time of rising cases in the states and children going back to school, we were seeing the Kushners violating quarantine requirements.”
As it stands, Milton is split between remote and in-school learning. The Sun contacted the school for comment on Thursday.
The anonymous mom said a particular concern for parents was the fact that their youngest child attended indoor pre-kindergarten classes, unlike the older kids who were taught outside.
She pointed out that it was “masked, but indoors, and there are the Secret Service, who are with the children.”
JTA reported that Milton classes would be returning to classes indoors three to four days a week on November 16.
Two parents who don’t know each other told the publication the school tried to compromise with the Kushners and make allowances but a deal wasn’t struck.
Berman Academy requires parents to follow the rules around coronavirus which includes mask wearing, limiting travel and avoiding hotspots.
The news emerged as Trump rails against the election results, supported by Ivanka and her siblings on social media.
Parents became concerned after news of the White House contagion emergedCredit: AFP – Getty
Michael Boulos, Vice President Mike Pence, Tiffany Trump, Eric Trump, Lara Trump, Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr at Trump’s November 2 rally in Grand Rapids, MichiganCredit: AFP or licensors
Their kids were reportedly pulled out of the DC school and sent to a different one in MarylandCredit: Getty Images – Getty
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows tested positive for Covid-19Credit: Reuters
Pence’s press secretary contracted the virus in MayCredit: AP:Associated Press
Hope Hicks also tested positive for Covid-19Credit: AP:Associated Press
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