Chicago Public Schools has no decision yet on Tuesday classes; teachers union says it won’t be ‘bullied’ by Mayor Lightfoot

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Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — Chicago Public Schools reported at 5 p.m. Monday that officials had not yet made a decision about whether Tuesday classes will go forward after four days of canceled classes, as negotiations with the Chicago Teachers Union continued. Earlier Monday, the CTU president said the sides were “apart on a number of key features” and accused Mayor Lori Lightfoot of bullying teachers. Union leaders argued that teaching remotely — which a large majority of CTU members voted in favor of doing through Jan. 18 amid the current omicron-driven COVID-19 surge — is preferable to losing more instructi…

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