CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union are still hashing out COVID safety rules for high school teachers to return to class.
On Tuesday, CTU President Jesse Sharkey said negotiations are “fairly productive.”READ MORE: Elmhurst University Student Charged With Making Up Story About Man With Gun That Sent Campus Into Lockdown For Hours
He outlined some of the union’s concerns.READ MORE: City Panel Backs $97 Million Sale Of Vacant Michael Reese Hospital Site For Massive 'Bronzeville Lakefront' Development
“The ability to limit capacity in high schools at safe levels,” said Sharkey. “High schools cannot make pods. We’re dealing with demands that have to do with the board making reasonable accommodations for members and their ability to telework in certain situations.”MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
CPS high school students are due back in the classroom on Monday morning.