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Thomas Wilburn, Chalkbeat

Chicago Schools See COVID Vaccination Rates Backslide With A Wave Of New Students

The average school vaccination rate is 39.6 percent across all schools. Rates remain the lowest at predominantly Black schools on the South and West sides, according to a data analysis by Chalkbeat.


More Than 1,400 Seats Remain Unfilled On Chicago’s Local School Councils

South and West side schools have the highest number of unfilled seats, particularly at schools in Garfield Park, Little Village, New City, Englewood, Roseland, Grand Crossing and Chatham.


What 5 Graphics Tell Us About COVID Vaccine Disparity In Chicago Schools

Vaccination rates at Chicago Public Schools range from just 6.7 percent of students to over 90 percent.