CPS Parents Describe The Challenges Of A Coronavirus Lockdown

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Vaughn Occupational High School, a special education school on Chicago's Northwest Side, is closed until mid-March after a teacher's aide tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Claudia Morell / WBEZ
Vaughn school coronavirus
Vaughn Occupational High School, a special education school on Chicago's Northwest Side, is closed until mid-March after a teacher's aide tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Claudia Morell / WBEZ

CPS Parents Describe The Challenges Of A Coronavirus Lockdown

After a special education classroom assistant at Vaughn Occupational High School in Portage Park tested positive for COVID-19, students were told to self-quarantine at home until March 18.

Reset talks to the parents of three Vaughn students — all of whom have developmental disabilities — about the challenges of surviving a coronavirus lockdown.

GUESTS: Nancy Bender, CPS parent

Tory Benson, CPS parent

Josi Cervantes, CPS parent