Why Some Parents Are Homeschooling This Fall

District officials want kids back in classrooms on Aug. 30, but some parents aren’t so sure.

Student wearing mask
Freddie Golden, 17, works on a biology study guide at the Collins campus of North Lawndale College Prep High School in Chicago on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Martha Irvine/AP Photo
Student wearing mask
Freddie Golden, 17, works on a biology study guide at the Collins campus of North Lawndale College Prep High School in Chicago on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Martha Irvine/AP Photo

Why Some Parents Are Homeschooling This Fall

District officials want kids back in classrooms on Aug. 30, but some parents aren’t so sure.

Low vaccination rates among kids are making some parents wary about in-person classes this fall.

WBEZ education reporter Sarah Karp joins Reset to share insights from her conversations with Chicago parents.

GUEST: Sarah Karp, WBEZ education reporter