CHICAGO (CBS)– The Chicago Teachers Union staged a car caravan through the Near West Side Friday to protest the Chicago Public Schools’ decision to return to school buildings.
The union says in-person learning at CPS is not safe, despite the city’s claims they have COVID safety covered. . Last week, the Chicago Teachers Union proposed holding off on a return to the classroom until all CPS employees receive at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.READ MORE: Private Insurance Now Covers At-Home COVID-19 Testing
In-person classes started on Monday for pre-kindergarten and some special education programs.READ MORE: Woman Struck and Killed While Entering Vehicle In West Garfield Park
Dozens of teachers taught outside earlier in the week, after CPS locked remote teaching accounts.
Kindergarten through eighth grade students are set to return to class Feb. 1.MORE NEWS: Crime Stoppers Offers $1,000 Reward For Information In Hit And Run In Austin
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