Parents, Staff, Students Face Many Variables In Return To School

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Christine Allegretti administers a COVID-19 vaccine dose to Ariana Riley 13, at CPS' Michele Clark High School while her father Marcus Riley looks on during a clinic on Aug. 12, 2021. “We are trying to keep her safe because school is about to start," Marcus Riley said. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
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Christine Allegretti administers a COVID-19 vaccine dose to Ariana Riley 13, at CPS' Michele Clark High School while her father Marcus Riley looks on during a clinic on Aug. 12, 2021. “We are trying to keep her safe because school is about to start," Marcus Riley said. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

Parents, Staff, Students Face Many Variables In Return To School

A new WBEZ report finds that wealthier areas show much higher teen vaccination rates. With no immunization mandate, local districts face a season of uncertainty.

WBEZ education reporter Sarah Karp joins Reset to share data and insights from her conversations with parents, students and school staff.

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