Chicago Teachers Union Lays Out Demands For Reopening Schools

The union is demanding changes to both hybrid and remote learning, less screen time and a 3% test positivity threshold to reopen schools.

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The Chicago Teachers Union has been raising lots of concerns about CPS' back-to-school plans. Here, hundreds of teachers and supporters gather at a rally downtown in the build up to the 2019 teachers strike. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
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The Chicago Teachers Union has been raising lots of concerns about CPS' back-to-school plans. Here, hundreds of teachers and supporters gather at a rally downtown in the build up to the 2019 teachers strike. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

Chicago Teachers Union Lays Out Demands For Reopening Schools

The union is demanding changes to both hybrid and remote learning, less screen time and a 3% test positivity threshold to reopen schools.

The Chicago Teachers Union is out with a new list of demands before Chicago Public Schools resumes in-person learning in January. The union sought legal action this week to halt the district’s reopening plan.

Reset checks in with the CTU and an education reporter for more on this story.

GUESTS: Stacy Davis Gates, Chicago Teachers Union vice president

Nader Issa, Chicago Sun-Times reporter