CHICAGO (CBS) — Catholic school students in Chicago will have two extra weeks at home following Christmas break, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced Friday.
It’s all in an effort to give students and families who travel a little extra time to quarantine.READ MORE: Former Vice President, Democratic Presidential Nominee Walter Mondale Dies At 93
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“While public health officials discourage gatherings during the Christmas season, we anticipate that some may choose to travel and visit family and loved ones during the school holiday,” the superintendent of Catholic Schools wrote in an announcement.MORE NEWS: 'Optimistic For His Continued Recovery:' Doctors On Toddler Kayden Swann After He Was Shot On Lake Shore Drive
In-person learning will pick back up Jan. 19, the ay after the Martin Luther Kind, Jr. Day.