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CPS CEO Blames Staffing Shortage for Test Delays

Clip: 10/06/2021 | 6m 13s | Video has closed captioning.

Who would have imagined that students and their parents would be upset about not ENOUGH testing in schools? But that's the case in Chicago. The district's been slow to roll out COVID testing. New Chicago Public Schools CEO Pedro Martinez says by the end of last week -- testing had made it to all but a dozen CPS schools. But last week, less than 4% of students had consented to participate.

Aired: 10/06/21

Rating: NR

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