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A small snowman is built in Millenium Park after a winter storm Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, in Chicago.

Erin Hooley/AP

Small snowman

A small snowman is built in Millenium Park after a winter storm Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, in Chicago.

Erin Hooley/AP

Chicagoland parents scramble with CPS, suburban schools, daycares closed due to cold

Hundreds of thousands of Chicago-area kids are home Tuesday after CPS and many suburban schools and daycares canceled classes.

A small snowman is built in Millenium Park after a winter storm Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, in Chicago.

Erin Hooley/AP

   

How are families in the Chicago area adapting to the emergency closure of schools and daycares in the area due to subzero wind chills?

Reset talks with a couple of parents in the know and with WBEZ listeners.

GUESTS: Becky Vevea, Chicago bureau chief, Chalkbeat

Jenny LeFlore, creator, Mama Fresh

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