CPS Votes On Budget, Including Money For CPS Officers At SchoolsThe board will vote on a modified contract with police. If approved CPS would pay no more than $12 million in a new agreement.
Suburban Chicago School Districts Scramble To Get E-Learning Plans Ready For The Fall"Our schools were not built for a pandemic."
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."
Suburban Teen Moves To Iowa So He Can Play Football With Few COVID-19 RestrictionsThe season there will be a bit shorter and the playoffs also altered. Virelli thinks it's a risk worth taking after COVID-19 pushed back football season in Illinois to the spring.
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Unveils Debt Forgiveness Plan For City Colleges Of Chicago StudentsThere are more than 21,000 people eligible for the Fresh Start program. It starts this fall and runs through 2023.
As College Classes Start This Fall, Students Face COVID Concerns"I'd say a lot of student groups are struggling (but) I am comfortable with it for now."
Lightfoot: Free High Speed Internet Available To 100,000 CPS Students"This program is a critical component of our STEP agenda and the efforts to end poverty and a part of our mission to drive improved academic outcomes at CPS.”
Chicago Hosts Virtual Citywide Graduation June 14, Oprah To Deliver Commencement AddressThe mayor is asking all Chicago graduating seniors to submit a “grad walk” video of their own graduation walk for a chance to appear in the virtual celebration. All seniors can upload their walk videos at the Chicago Grad 2020 website. 
South Loop School Reopens To Provide Childcare For Essential WorkersSince students and staff will be there, in person, there will be special measures to lessen the risk of COVID-19 transmission. They include required facial masks, wellness and temperature checks and strict distancing of students and staff.
Summer Classes At College Of DuPage Will Be Online"Based upon an assessment of current and foreseeable environmental conditions, all courses during the summer semester will be delivered online."
Free Online Classes Available As More People Stay Home During COVID-19 CrisisFree courses can be academic or not. Guitar company Fender is offering three months of free online guitar, bass and ukulele lessons to hundreds of thousands of people.