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Schools are still closed in Chicago, as teachers and the city clash over COVID rules

Posted on AllSides January 10th, 2022
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Public school students in Chicago aren't learning again today, as a bitter stand-off between city officials and teachers means canceled classes for the fourth day.

Over 300,000 students are out of class in the nation's third largest school district as negotiations continue for a return to teaching. Member station reporter Sarah Karp from WBEZ has been following the stalemate and joined Morning Edition with the latest.

Public schools have been out of session in the city since last Wednesday, after the Chicago Teachers Union voted to refuse in-person work due to the surge of COVID-19 cases, and...

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