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CTU says CPS not prepared for reopening as more positive COVID-19 cases reported

Posted On: Oct 1, 2020   |   Posted By: WGN TV

CTU says CPS not prepared for reopening as more positive COVID-19 cases reported

CHICAGO - As Chicago Public Schools continues to debate reopening the Chicago Teachers Union says CPS is not prepared with new COVID-19 cases reported in two schools.
The CTU said they've received more than 100 complaints from members about safety conditions during the pandemic.
The union also said today five staff members from Canty Elementary are in quarantine after they say workers here tested positive for COVID-19.
Chicago Public Schools remain in remote learning but the CTU said CPS workers such as school clerks still report to work every day.
“ Which are mandating that all clerks report into these buildings, this is unsafe, this is unhealthy, we should not be in those school buildings until they are safe, until all clerks have proper PPE,” Sabrina Woods, CPS school clerk, said.
CTU members handed out PPE and other supplies to employees who work in CPS buildings because they say they're not being provided.
“We received over 100 complaints from our members from the lack of PPE, how CPS failed to enforce...

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