CPS and the mayor have provided no detailed plan on how they intend to resume in-person instruction for the second quarter. CPS also has refused to commit to bargaining with our union over its decision on when and how to resume in-person instruction.
The mayor must do better as she continues to push for schools to open this fall.
In talks with the district, we stressed that many of our students still lack online access, and that any policy for students without Internet access must not discriminate against them.
In a global pandemic, we should seek the maximum grace and support for our students, whose lives and circumstances vary widely.