CHICAGO (CBS) — The head of the Chicago Public Schools district said it’s making good progress in offering COVID-19 vaccinations to staff members.
“We have offered a vaccine to all Chicago Public Schools employees as well as vendors who work in our buildings,” said CPS CEO Janice Jackson.READ MORE: Uber Reminding Riders Masks Are Still Required; Mask Enforcement Tips Sent To Drivers
The announcement comes after CPS set a target date of April 19 for high school students to return to in-person learning. But the Chicago Teachers Union is accusing CPS and Mayor Lori Lightfoot of misrepresenting the status of negotiations.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Who Is Getting A Plus-Up Payment?
CTU released a statement on the matter.MORE NEWS: As Some Summer Camps Prepare To Return, What Changes Could Kids See With Pandemic Not Yet Behind Us?
“We have no agreement on returning to in-person learning in high schools or any date, nor will there be an agreement until we know our school buildings can reopen safely.”