Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson: ‘We know in our heart of hearts that’ remote learning is ‘no replacement for in-person instruction’

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FILE – In this July 16, 2015, file photo, Janice Jackson, chief executive officer for Chicago Public Schools, appears at a news conference in Chicago. Teachers in Chicago, the nation’s third-largest school district, are inching closer to a strike that could take place as early as next month. After rejecting the district’s latest offer, Chicago educators are negotiating issues including pay, staffing shortages and class sizes. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast File)

Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson joins John Williams to detail the hybrid method for bringing students back to in-person learning this fall. She explains what the schools system will do for those 13% of parents too anxious to send their children back to class. This is the full phone conversation, unedited for time for air.

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