Driving the news: The walkouts come two days after 340,000 Chicago students returned to the classroom after a five-day work stoppage due to the Chicago Teachers Union asking for tougher COVID-19 restrictions.
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The big picture: Students in Chicago said they were "dissatisfied with the additional health protocols" that the CTU and Mayor Lori Lightfoot agreed to, Reuters reports.
Nearly 600 students from 11 Boston schools walked out of classes on Friday, per Reuters.
Students in Oakland, California, announced earlier this week that they were prepared to go on strike if the school district didn't start to provide KN95 face masks, increased COVID-19 testing and more.
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