CPS parent Ryan Griffin: ‘For most families, the return to school has been relatively normal’

Anna Davlantes

FILE – In this Dec. 3, 2020, file photo, students wearing face masks work on computers at Tibbals Elementary School in Murphy, Texas. A new poll from The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that most parents fear that their children are falling behind in school while at home during the pandemic (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Former mayoral candidate and CPS CEO Paul Vallas joins Anna to talk about a number of unaccompanied minors from Afghanistan arriving in Chicago today and some of the things CPS can do to support them. Also joining Anna is CPS parent and frequent WGN quest Ryan Griffin of the Chicago Parents Collective, who discusses how CPS has been handling the return to in-person school amid COVID-19.

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