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CPS strike updates: ‘What am I supposed to do with my kid?’

Chicago teachers on strike photographer unknownParents started arriving at Disney Magnet School shortly after 8 a.m. Many were from nearby Nettelhorst Elementary. They walked their children past protesting teachers as security guards directed them to an area in back of the school across a parking lot.

Some parents said they found the situation awkward.

“It’s really awkward. We support the teachers but, on the other hand, what am I supposed to do with my kid? I have to go to work,” said Antonia Hernandez, holding the hands of her 5- and 7-year old children, both students at Nettelhorst.

CPS strike updates: ‘What am I supposed to do with my kid?’