Mother Of LaSalle County Teen Who Committed Suicide, Other Parents Sue Over COVID-19 Restrictions On High School Sports, ActivitiesThe mother of a LaSalle County teenager who committed suicide is among five parents suing Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois High School Association over COVID-19 restrictions.
High School Athletes March To Gov. Pritzker's House As They Call For School Sports To ResumeHigh school athletes are not giving up their fight to get back on the playing field despite the coronavirus pandemic.
High School Students, Parents Plan Lawsuit Against IHSA To Force Return To Fall SportsStudent athlete advocates say Illinois Is only one of a handful of states not allowing the full range of fall sports.
High School Football On Hold In Illinois, Despite Parents Pleas: 'This Is Squashing His Dream'"My plea to you, Governor Pritzker, do the right thing. Not just in the short term, but in the long term."
More Suburban Students, Parents Rally For Resumption Of In-Person Classes, School SportsThe voices of suburban parents, teachers, and coaches were getting louder Monday, calling for the option to let kids into classrooms and let student athletes onto the field.
Illinois Student Athletes Rally To Get Back On FieldCOVID-19 has delayed the start of the fall sports season, and now, student athletes are rallying with a demand to get back on the field.
CPS CEO Jackson First Says She Highly Doubts Fall Sports Will Happen This Year, But In Letter, Coaches And Principals Are Told They WillThe state already moved football and soccer to the spring.
IHSA Announces High School Sports Plan Amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Football Moving To SpringThe Illinois High School Association on Wednesday announced scheduling changes that will keep high school sports in action for the 2020-2021 school year, but in many instances with shifts to new seasons.
Chicago Public Schools To Allow Sports Programs To Resume Practice Next WeekThe district announced Thursday that schools can begin summer sports programming on Monday "for the potential return of high school sports in the fall."
IHSA: Coronavirus Forces Cancellation Of Spring Sports Tournaments“As disappointing as it may be for students, it is the right decision for their health and safety, as well as for the health and safety of the general public, as we cope with this unprecedented pandemic.”
Coronavirus Pandemic Prompts Illinois High School Association To Cancel Remaining Winter State TournamentsThe Illinois High School Association announced Thursday that it has canceled its remaining winter State Series postseason tournaments – including boys’ basketball.
Judge: Chicago Cross Country Runners Can Compete This Weekend"Not allowing the runners to compete would cause irreparable harm."
Tips for Parents of High School AthletesNo matter what the level of ability a high school student athlete has, parents should understand the value of getting involved in their child’s program of choice as they collectively enter one of the most important chapters of their lives.
Extended Strike Could Put Some Student-Athletes' College Dreams At RiskWhile the city’s teachers’ strike continues, the 11,000 student-athletes attending Chicago Public Schools can't play, after the Illinois High School Association denied the district’s request for a waiver to allow for games and practices during the walkout.
Ordinance Would Yank Possibly Concussed StudentsTwo key city council members want schools to pull athletes out of play if they show signs of concussion head injury.