The Chicago Teachers Union warned CPS leadership that their members would return to remote learning if an agreement was not reached by Wednesday. CTU and CPS bargained late into the night on Tuesday but were unable to come to an agreement. As warned high school teachers and staff taught from home or sat outside of their school building to teach remotely. Over 84% of high school teachers returned to their classrooms on Monday to prepare for the return of their students. CPS set an April 19 return date for high school students and remains confident that in-person learning will resume on Monday.
Earlier this week CPS stated that they were “firmly committed” to having the students who opted in for in-person learning return to the classroom this coming Monday. They spoke about being in alignment with CTU on safety measures and procedures and committed to assisting students with receiving the COVID-19
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