CPS Decision Final: Remote Start
I spoke to the Chicago Tribune about it: “I’m on one level relieved; I’m also really sad,” she said of Wednesday’s announcement. “I think we all really, really wanted the returns to schools. We all wanted something to work out. We also recognize that’s not feasible at this time, it’s not physically safe yet at this point.”
Despite some disappointment, O’Brien said she’s glad a decision has been made.
“The time that we spent debating this reopening plan that really didn’t feel like it was ready to go, I think it caused a lot of families an excessive amount of anxiety and stress and frustration. I think parents and teachers alike were paralyzed with indecision. They were split trying to plan for multiple contingencies, and doing that for a long time is exhausting,” she said.
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