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Chicago schools issue framework on operations for the year

Aug. 18, 2020 9:43 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday released a "final reopening framework” that gives specifics on how much time each grade will spend daily learning remotely as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The Chicago Teachers Union immediately criticized school officials, saying they created a...

Mayor Lori Lightfoot, right, with Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson, announces CPS will begin the school year with remote learning, at a news conference in Chicago on Aug. 5, 2020. (Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune via AP)

Chicago schools to begin fall remotely, dropping hybrid plan

Aug. 5, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s mayor on Wednesday announced that the nation’s third-largest school district will not welcome students back to the classroom to start the school year, and will instead rely on remote instruction. The city's decision to abandon its plan to have students attend...