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Archdiocese of Chicago releases 2020-21 school reopening plan

Posted On: Jul 10, 2020   |   Posted By: WGN TV

Archdiocese of Chicago releases 2020-21 school reopening plan

CHICAGO - The Archdiocese of Chicago released its plan Friday for face-to-face classroom instruction in the fall.
They said schools will revamp their approach to providing daily instruction and will follow four guiding principles outlined in a note to parents.
The safety and well-being of students and school employees is our primary concern and we will do what we must so everyone in our schools feels safe and undeterred. Everything possible is being done to reopen school buildings and provide a faith-filled education in a safe and timely manner. The progress of the COVID-19 pandemic in Illinois remains unpredictable and there is still potential that school buildings must be closed again if a significant rise in cases were to occur. Faithful citizenship is key - we expect our families to take personal responsibility for the common good as well as their own safety.
Last month, Cardinal Blaze Cupich announced the archdiocese's intent to reopen for face-to-face classes in the fall. They have been working with a...

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