CPS teachers for K through 5th grade expected return ahead of students' arrival to classrooms

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Sunday, February 21, 2021
CPS teachers for K through 5th grade return to classrooms Monday
CPS teachers for K through fifth grade are expected to return Monday as schools prepare to welcome students in-person Mar. 1.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Many Chicago Public School teachers will return to classrooms Monday following the deal made by the district the Chicago Teachers Union to reopen schools.

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CPS teachers for kindergarten through fifth grade are expected in classrooms to begin preparing for students to return on Mar. 1. Pre-K and cluster programs returned to in-person learning already.

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The return is part of the new phased timeline for in-person learning agreed to by CTU. Teachers for grades 6 through 8 will also return Mar. 1 to begin preparing for their students to return to class on Mar. 8.