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: One Person Killed, One Officer Injured In Calumet City Police Shooting
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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: Aldermen Urge Passage Of 'Anjanette Young Ordinance' Seeking Sweeping Changes To CPD Search Warrant Procedures; 'We Have An Obligation To Change Policy'
In-person learning will pick back up Jan. 19, the ay after the Martin Luther Kind, Jr. Day.