CPS CEO Pedro Martinez discusses COVID-19 vaccines for kids

The schools chief also weighs in on declining enrollment, student mental health and his takeaways from his first month on the job.

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Chicago Public Schools enrollment is down by 74,000 over the last decade. Andrew Gil / WBEZ
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Chicago Public Schools enrollment is down by 74,000 over the last decade. Andrew Gil / WBEZ

CPS CEO Pedro Martinez discusses COVID-19 vaccines for kids

The schools chief also weighs in on declining enrollment, student mental health and his takeaways from his first month on the job.

Pedro Martinez has been in charge at Chicago Public Schools for a little more than a month, and what a month it’s been.

Reset checks in with Martinez about the role schools will play as pediatric COVID-19 vaccines begin to roll out in Chicago as well as other topics like dwindling enrollment and student mental health during the pandemic.

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