Despite Teacher Opposition, CPS Chief Janice Jackson Says In-Person Learning Is Safe

Virus Outbreak Chicago Schools
Mayor Lori Lightfoot, left, and Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson, second from left, visit a preschool classroom at Dawes Elementary School in Chicago, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Monday was the first day of optional in-person learning for preschoolers and some special education students in Chicago Public Schools after going remote last March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ashlee Rezin Garcia / Chicago Sun-Times via AP, Pool
Virus Outbreak Chicago Schools
Mayor Lori Lightfoot, left, and Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson, second from left, visit a preschool classroom at Dawes Elementary School in Chicago, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Monday was the first day of optional in-person learning for preschoolers and some special education students in Chicago Public Schools after going remote last March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ashlee Rezin Garcia / Chicago Sun-Times via AP, Pool

Despite Teacher Opposition, CPS Chief Janice Jackson Says In-Person Learning Is Safe

Chicago Public Schools officials advised parents to keep their kids at home Thursday as union negotiations continue. Some teachers are refusing to return for in-person learning, citing high risks of COVID-19 exposure.

Reset brings on district CEO Janice Jackson for more on CPS reopening plans.

GUEST: Janice Jackson, Chicago Public Schools CEO