Chicago Eighth-Grader Danielle Addo Thrilled To Compete In Scripps National Spelling BeeAn eighth-grader from the South Side will compete for the Scripps National Spelling Bee this summer after dominating Chicago Public Schools' citywide tournament.
CTU House Of Delegates Votes To Keep CPS High School Staff Home Beginning Wednesday Without 'Adequate Movement' On Reopening DealCPS is planning to bring thousands of high school students back to classrooms on April 19, and has been negotiating with CTU on a safe reopening agreement, but the union has accused the district of failing to provide "reasonable accommodations" for teachers.
Snag In Negotiations: Chicago Teachers Union Wants To Push Back Return Of High School Students As COVID-19 Cases Rise, CPS Does NotA rapid rise in coronavirus cases in the Chicago area is a big concern for some Chicago teachers.
CPS High School Students Set To Return To Class April 19, But Rising COVID Rates In Chicago Could Be Sticking PointThe target date for Chicago Public Schools high school students to return to class is less than two weeks away.
CPS Board Approves Starting 2021-2022 School Year A Week Early, Discusses Alternatives To School Resource Officer ProgramThe Chicago Public Schools Board of Education on Wednesday approved a plan to start the 2021-2022 school year about a week early.
Innovative Express Care Defending Itself After City Says Vendor Misallocated 6,000 Vaccine Doses, But Contract Backs CityThe contract also states, "Excess vaccines will be offered to CPS employees in accordance with the order of subgroups." There is no mention of non-CPS workers getting vaccines.
COVID In Chicago: Department Of Public Health Cuts Off Innovative Express Care, Says Provider Gave 6,000 Doses Of Vaccine To People Who Were Not Supposed To Get ItThe Chicago Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that it is cutting off a vaccine provider that was under contract with the Chicago Public Schools and then gave vaccine to non-CPS employees without authorization.
CPS In-Person Learning Decision Due TuesdayTuesday is the deadline fro parents to tell Chicago Public Schools if their child will be in the classroom for the spring term.
Chicago Public Schools Begins 3-Year Outreach Program To Address Trauma After COVID-19 PandemicA $24 million, three year outreach program hopes to help the healing begin.
CPS In-Person Learning Decision Due For High SchoolersFriday is the deadline for Chicago Public Schools parents to decide if they want their high schoolers to return to class.
Chicago Public High School Parents Have Been Asked Whether They'll Send Kids Back To Class, And Many Have Serious DoubtsIn just a matter of hours, Chicago Public Schools parents must decide whether they are sending their children back to the classroom. With so little time left in the school year, many are wondering whether it is even worth it.
CPS Reports Progress With Getting Its Staff Vaccinated For COVID-19, But There Is A Long Way To GoChicago Public Schools leaders said Wednesday that the district is making progress in getting all of its employees vaccinated – or at least offering them vaccinations.
CTU President Jesse Sharkey Had Hand In Writing CPS Letter Announcing High School Return Date -- So Why Did CTU Go On To Slam It?A controversy over a plan to return high school students to in-person learning has left CPS leaders shaking their heads, and the Chicago Teachers Union blaming CPS for a bait-and-switch.
CPS Says In-Person Learning For High Schools Set For April 19, But Chicago Teachers Union Says There Is No Agreement On Any Date Chicago Public Schools is planning to offer in-person learning for high school students, starting on April 19.
Number Of Vaccinated Teachers Unclear As CTU Tells Members Not To Inform CPS When They Receive COVID-19 VaccineAmong those who have already received the COVID-19 vaccine are thousands of Chicago Public Schools teachers -- but not nearly as many as one might think.