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.
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.
Chicago Public Schools Release Plan For Hybrid Model Of In-Person And Online Classes In FallA final decision on whether schools will reopen for in-person classes will not be made until late August, depending on how Chicago is handling the COVID-19 outbreak at the time.
Chicago Teachers Union Demands Remote Learning In The FallChicago teachers are making it clear they want to start the school year on time but not on campus.
CTU Demands Remote Learning This Fall Amid PandemicThe union says Chicago Public Schools and the mayor have yet to roll out a concrete plan of how to ensure safety if students and teachers go back into the classroom.
Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From CityThe Chicago Teachers Union doubled up on its demands Wednesday, calling for police out of the schools but also for more protective measures against coronavirus.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Racist' Tweet By Chicago Teachers Union Showing Her As Scooby-Doo Villain"If that kind of tweet, which is clearly racist, had been put forward by a right-wing group, we would rightly be denouncing them, and I think our scorn should be no less because it was put out by the CTU," the mayor said.
Recent CPS Grads March, Call For Public Schools To Cut Ties With Chicago PoliceRecent Chicago Public Schools graduates marched on the South Side on Sunday, demanding the school district cut its contract with the Chicago Police Department.
Chicago Teachers Union Sues CPS, Betsy Devos Over COVID-19 Special Education RequirementsThe lawsuit contends CPS policies interfere with the education of students with special needs during the coronavirus pandemic.
In Wake Of Coronavirus School Closures, Chicago Teachers Union Calls For Suspension Of Standardized TestsThe Chicago Teachers Union on Tuesday called on the Illinois State Board of Education to suspend all standardized tests for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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.
CPS Sterilizes Vaughn Occupational High School After Aide Infected With CoronavirusWhile more classes have been canceled at a Chicago school exposed to the coronavirus, the teachers union is questioning if district cost cutting could play a role in the spread of the virus.
CPS Moving To Close HOPE High School In Englewood, Which Already Has No StudentsIt might seem redundant, but the Chicago Public Schools on Wednesday announced it was moving to close a school that already has no students.
How Are CPS Teachers Getting Post-Strike Makeup Days Off?First, the Chicago Teachers Union demanded more makeup days for time spent on the picket line – and they got some of them, exactly as they wanted. But it turns out teachers won’t be at work anyway on many of those days.
Lightfoot's Budget Set For Final Approval Next Week, Mayor 'Very Confident' Feds Will Approve $163 Million For Ambulance ServicesAs her 2020 budget plan moved one step closer to final approval on Wednesday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot shrugged off criticism that it relies in part on federal funding that remains uncertain.