Response to COVID-19:
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CLEF Announces Opening Guidelines

The COVID-19 pandemic has required all the CLEF Lutheran schools in Chicago to adjust their methods of teaching students and interacting with constituents at an unprecedented speed. Our heartfelt gratitude goes to all the PTE Principals, Instructional Coaches, Leadership Coaches, Board Members, and School Board Chairs for all of the work you have already done to prepare your schools for reopening in the fall.

In order to ensure the maximum amount of learning for our students and the highest degree of care for all the schools’ constituents, this set of Guidelines will provide direction for our schools under three most likely scenarios in the Fall.

The sections are as follows:

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Learning Options for Fall 2020

The 22 private schools CLEF supports are all different: different neighborhoods, different grade levels, different demographics. One value they all have in common: wanting the best for their students, and that includes health and safety. Some of our schools will offer in-person learning, a hybrid option, or entirely remote classes.  The schools’ flexible teaching styles will accommodate the variety of needs.

To learn more about the CLEF schools in your area, please visit our Find a School page.


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