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Virus Outbreak Chicago Schools

Cheri Warner, second from right, her daughter, Brea, right, stand with Zerlina Smith-Members, second from left, and her son, Journey, calling for the Chicago school district and teacher’s union to focus on getting students back in the classroom Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in Chicago. Hundreds of thousands of Chicago students remained out of school for a fourth day Monday, after leaders of the nation’s third-largest school district failed to resolve a deepening clash with the influential teachers union over COVID-19 safety protocols.

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Some Chicagoland school districts go mask optional

A downstate Illinois judge ruled to halt a school mask mandate Friday. Now, some area districts have gone mask optional.

Reset gets the latest on this developing story.

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