Pritzker School in Chicago via WIkimedia Commons

Chicago Schools Shuttered After Teachers Vote Against In-Person Instruction

Chicago public school teachers have voted not to teach children in-person and as a result Chicago Public Schools has canceled classed.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot shot back at the decision by teachers saying schools are save.

Chicago officials called the move illegal and proposed docking teachers pay for the charade.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot pointed to remote learning having an adverse affect on working households during the pandemic and the terrible consequences on childhood development.

Lightfoot continued, ÔÇťachievement gaps are real and they are affecting kids of color at an exponential rate.”

Shockingly the union reported that 73% of the union’s 25,000 members vote to not teach children in person.