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Half of Chicago Public School system’s teachers skip out on returning to classrooms

Half of Chicago Public School system’s teachers skip out on returning to classrooms
In middle of dispute with administration over coronavirus.

Jackson said the Chicago Teachers Union is to blame for many of the absences.MORE: Teachers union leader demands schools stay closed while vacationing in Puerto Rico The school district is beginning a phased return of some students to physical learning, after having all students learn remotely in the fall due to coronavirus concerns.“The teachers union stood by their decision to stay out of classrooms, and said during a virtual press conference early Tuesday morning that they believe the reopening plan endangers both students and staff.” LIVE: Chicago Teachers Union officers and counsel report on ongoing discussion with Chicago Public Schools over the terms and conditions of safe school reopening.

co/SIidQQ66eL — ChicagoTeachersUnion (@CTULocal1) January 5, 2021 Jesse Sharkey, president of the Chicago Teachers Union, is pushing for a vaccination program.MORE: Catholic schools reopen while teachers union urges remote learning for CPS Like The College Fix on Facebook / Follow us on Twitter p p p

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