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Court orders Minneapolis district to accept teachers' work-from-home accommodation requests

Court says those who say they're at risk can't be forced to resume in-person instruction

 

February 1, 2021

Aaron Lavinsky, Star Tribune

Kristen Gupta, a French teacher working at South High School in Minneapolis participated in a Sept. 30 rally to make sure schools are safe and equitable during the pandemic. Minneapolis teachers challenging part of the school district's reopening plans celebrated a victory on the eve of their return to in-person work.

Minneapolis teachers challenging part of the school district's reopening plans celebrated a victory on the eve of their return to in-person work.

Staff who previously had work-from-home accommodations, or are applying for them, will not have to return to in-person work on Monday, according to a temporary restraining order issued by the Hennepin County District Court on Saturday.

The teachers union has asserted that the Minneapolis district was denying such accommodations for teachers who are at high risk of COVID-19 complications or care for someone who is.

https://www.startribune.com/court-orders-minneapolis-district-to-accept-teachers-work-from-home-accommodation-requests/600017433/

 

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