As CPS Prepares For E-Learning, Organization Steps In For Kids Who Don't Have Digital Access, Seeking Device DonationsWhen Gov. JB Pritzker ordered schools closed in Illinois to shut down the nearly 400,000 CPS students were forced to stay home.
Coronavirus In Chicago: City, CTA, CPS To Get More Than $1.5 Billion Combined In Federal COVID-19 Relief FundsWhile the amount of federal funding coming to the city has yet to be finalized, the mayor’s financial team said it’s highly likely Chicago will need additional assistance from Congress, due to the economic toll the pandemic has taken.
CPS Will Continue Providing Free Meals During Spring BreakChicago Public School will continue to provide free meals to families during spring break, which begins Monday, officials confirm.
CPS To Distribute 100,000 Computers For E-Learning To Start April 13For this, CPS will be distributing 100,000 devices, including Chromebooks, iPads, and laptops. Parents will be notified of their school's plans by next Monday, April 6.
Parents Prepare To Adjust With Extension Of Closure Of Chicago Public Schools Due To Coronavirus PandemicWith the numbers rising in Illinois in the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday ordered that all Chicago Public Schools remain closed through April 20.
Chicago Public Schools And Other City Agencies Offering Students Resources During Coronavirus ClosingsWhile the city of Chicago might seem like it’s completely shut down, Chicago Public Schools and some other city agencies are offering students resources and support.
Chicago Public Schools Providing Meal Pickup Outside Schools During Coronavirus ClosuresChicago Public Schools are working to make sure children don't go hungry by allowing parents to stop by and pick up bags filled with food for their children.
Chicago Parents Adjust To Kids Not Having CPS Classes Because Of COVID-19"There will be no adult supervision at the schools to support the students. So we are imploring families not to send their children to school."
Coronavirus In Illinois: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Has No Plans To Shut Down CTA; 'We Have To Keep The Public Transit System Going'“We have to keep the public transit system going," the mayor said. "People need to be able to get to work. Lots of folks depend on public transportation to get to and from."
Coronavirus Case Connected To Sheridan Math And Science Academy In BridgeportThe Chicago Public Schools on Sunday night confirmed a case of coronavirus connected to Sheridan Math and Science Academy in Bridgeport.
Coronavirus In Chicago: All CPS District Schools, Some Charter Schools To Offer Free Meals Beginning TuesdayBeginning Tuesday, all Chicago Public Schools district schools will be offering free meals for pickup.
Parents Of 2 Million Illinois Students Scramble For Childcare Due To ClosuresThe State Board of Education is working with schools and food banks to deliver meals to low income families.
Coronavirus Closings: Gov. JB Pritzker Orders All Illinois Schools To Close Starting TuesdayThe governor is ordering all public and private schools in Illinois to close from March 17 until at least March 30.
Coronavirus Closings: Chicago Teachers Union Demands CPS Close All Schools Due To COVID-19The union also said schools should not serve as polling places on Tuesday.
High School, University Students Disappointed By Sudden Cancellations Of Trips Due To CoronavirusAs the number of infected people climbs in Illinois, throughout the nation, and in much of the world amid the coronavirus outbreak, schools are dropping out of overseas trips by the minute.