Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Chicago Public Schools Tout Record 82.5% Graduation Rate For 2019-20“This is incredibly great news, especially when you consider the challenges that all of us faced over the course of this last year, particularly our students," Lightfoot said.
Remote Learning Will Prove An Extra Challenge When Both Mom And Kids Are Students“At the end of the day, I’m a mom. I want to do what’s best for me. I want to do what’s best for my career,” said UIC grad student Andrea Newberry.
Top Chicago Public Schools Official Charged With Lying To Feds During Investigation Of $1 Billion Custodial ContractPedro Soto, chief of staff to CPS chief executive officer Janice Jackson, has been charged with one count of lying to the FBI during an interview in December 2019.
Remote Learning Concerns Growing For Chicago Public SchoolsJust two weeks before Chicago Public Schools begin remote learning both union and CPS insiders say there are still many unresolved issues about how virtual learning will actually work.
Lightfoot, CPS Announce Changes To School Resource Officer Program WednesdayBig changes could be in store for the program that oversees police officers in Chicago Public Schools.
CPS Issues Final Plan For What Remote Learning Will Look Like This FallThe Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday told parents and students what remote learning will look like for now.
Parents Of Special Needs Students Around Chicagoland Worry About Support Their Kids Will Get Learning At HomeWorking full time and trying to make sure a special needs student is learning – it’s a tough task, and parents from Chicago to Northwest Indiana are worried their schools will not be able to provide the help they will need.
Remote Learning Leads To Surge In Childcare Needs For FamiliesThousands of working parents have been left scrambling for childcare as Chicago Public Schools goes to all remote learning for the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Fall Sports Limbo: IHSA Plan Still Not Approved By IDPH Four Days Before Season To StartA day after Chicago schools announced it is going all remote, there are more questions than answers about what is ahead for students and their families, including fall sports.
With E-Learning Only For Fall At CPS, Some Question Whether Everyone Will Get A Fair EducationChicago Public Schools students will not be returning to class when they head back to school next month – the school district made it official that it will start the fall term through e-learning. Some question whether every child will get a fair education under the circumstances.
'It Breaks Your Heart': Parents Worry How E-Learning Will Work For Diverse LearnersE-learning is a challenge for everyone, but what about kids who already needed special education?
CPS Announces New School Year Will Start With All Students Learning Remotely Due To Rising COVID-19 CasesThe district originally planned a hybrid model of both remote learning and in-class instruction, but now will move to an entirely virtual plan to start the school year.
Parents React To CPS Plans For Remote Learning In The Fall; 'It's The Best Choice In Terms Of Safety'"It's really going to be a critical planning time right now."
Chicago Public Schools Expected To Announce Plan For Only Remote Learning; Chicago Teachers Union Had Called For Possible Strike VoteThe district originally planned a hybrid model of both remote learning and in-class instruction, but now will move to an entirely virtual plan to start the school year.
CTU Organizing Car Caravan Monday, Demands Remote Learning For CPS In The FallMore than 20 community groups are forming a car caravan to urge the city to put safety first when it comes to this fall's education plan.