CPS CEO Janice Jackson Holds Roundtable Discussion On School Reopening PlansCPS livestreamed their talk, and as expected, the parents she spoke with are glad to see students in kindergarten through 8th grade going back to classrooms on Feb. 1.
CPS Teachers Hold March On King Day, Seek Information On COVID Cases In SchoolsThe Chicago Teachers Union is demanding CPS release the number of COVID-19 infections reported since the first wave of students and teachers returned to the classroom earlier this month.
CPS Community Marching For School Safety Monday Amid Reopening PlanThe group plans to gather at Pilsen's Jungman STEM Elementary at 18th and Miller streets at 9 a.m.
Chicago Pastor Wants To Give His COVID-19 Vaccine Dose To A CPS TeacherA South Side Chicago pastor wants to give his COVID-19 vaccine away.
CTU Holds Car Caravan To Protest CPS Decision To Return To In-Person LearningDozens of teachers taught outside earlier this week, after CPS locked remote teaching accounts.
Parents, Teachers In Pilsen Slam CPS Return To In-Person Classes; 'This Plan Is Disrespectful And We Cannot Trust It'Parents and teachers in the 25th Ward are calling the CPS reopening plan poorly conceived. One parent said it’s even affecting her son’s remote learning.
Harassed By Cyberbullies During Remote Learning, CPS Mom Fears What Her Son Will Face When He's Back At SchoolImagine starting your morning with a profanity-laced message the second you log on to your computer. A Chicago mother said her son experiences that when he starts virtual class.
Teachers, Staff At Chicago's Lowell Elementary Told In Letter That Classrooms Might Not Have Air PurifiersA letter addressed to teachers and staff at a Chicago public school warned that classrooms might not have an air purifier.
CPS Says 145 Teachers And Staff Were 'Absent Without Leave' On Monday, Won't Be Paid If They Don't Show Up TuesdayThe Chicago Public Schools on Monday said 145 school employees were classified as “absent without leave” as in-person classes for some students resumed.
Some Chicago Public Schools Students Return To Classroom For First Time Since COVID-19 Pandemic BeganMonday brought a controversial return to the classroom for some Chicago Public Schools students. It was the first day of in-person learning since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois Senate Approves Legislation That Would Expand Chicago Teachers' Bargaining Rights Amid Dispute Over CPS Reopening PlansIllinois state lawmakers have approved legislation that could throw a wrench in Chicago Public Schools’ reopening plans, lifting limits on the Chicago Teachers Union’s bargaining rights, which could force the district to negotiate with the union over the phased return to in-person classes.
'This Plan Is Dangerous': CTU Speaks Out Monday As Chicago Public Schools Resume In-Person ClassesPre-kindergarten and some special education classes are set to resume in person.
Advocates Say Elected School Board Is Needed, Hybrid Board Is Not Working For Chicago FamiliesA group of parents on Sunday called out Mayor Lori Lightfoot on a campaign promise.
Chicago Public Schools To Resume In-Person Classes On Monday, But Not Clear How Many Teachers Will Show UpThe Chicago Public Schools will resume some in-person classes on Monday, but it remained unclear whether teachers will actually show up.
Rally Held In Favor Of Ending COVID-19 Restrictions, Including School ClosuresThere is a renewed push to get the State of Illinois back open as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on.