Dolton West School District 148 To Continue Remote Learning For Rest Of School YearWhile many schools have returned to some in-person learning or have plans to do so, one south suburban district is bucking the trend.
Mayor Lightfoot Says Chicago Public Schools To Return To In-Person Learning After 'Tentative Agreement;' CTU Says Agreement Is Not Final YetThe "tentative" deal reached with the Chicago Teachers Union would mean pre-kindergarten, cluster students and kindergarten through eighth grade students would return to classrooms.
CPS: Discussions Continue With Chicago Teachers Union 'To Determine If There Is A Pathway' For DealNegotiations continued Saturday between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union over concerns about a return to in-person learning and COVID-19 transmission – but there had been no resolution as of the evening.
Lightfoot, CPS Make 'Last, Best, And Final Offer' To CTU On Schools Reopening; Union 'Deeply Disappointed That The Mayor Has Chosen To Stop Negotiating'"We expect a response from CTU leadership today," Lightfoot said.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says Teachers Union Has Provided Counterproposal After She Called For CPS Reopening Deal By End Of The DayMayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Janice Jackson announced late Thursday that the union had provided them a counterproposal for a deal to end the impasse about in-person schooling and the strike threat.
Lightfoot Optimistic CPS Can Get Deal Done With CTU To Reopen Schools; 'We’re Going To Stay At The Table'"We're going to stay on the table so we can get a deal done," Mayor Lightfoot told CNN on Tuesday.
CPS Students To Remain Remote Tuesday, Wednesday Amid Call For '48-Hour Cooling-Off Period;' Teachers' Union Says Bargaining Will Resume TuesdayChicago Public Schools students will remain in remote learning Tuesday and Wednesday.
Mayor Lightfoot Says Teachers Are To Be In School On Monday Or 'We're Going To Have To Take Action;' Students To Be Remote Until TuesdayMayor Lori Lightfoot said at a news conference Sunday that all teachers who have not received a special accommodation are expected to be back in school on Monday – and if they aren’t, “we’re going to have to take action."
CPS Reports 'Tentative Agreements' With CTU In Four Areas As Reopening Negotiations ContinueAfter weeks of negotiations over how to safely reopen schools, it appears the Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Teachers Union have made "significant progress" toward resuming in-person classes.
No Deal Reached Between CPS And CTU: Mayor Lori LightfootAfter a week of negotiations between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public School over teachers and students returning to in-person learning, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday night that no deal has been reached.
After CPS Cancels 3rd Day Of In-Person Classes, Teachers Accuse District Of 'Passing The Buck' With Reopening PlanChicago Public Schools are continuing with a third day of remote learning for all students, as officials continue negotiating with the Chicago Teachers Union about how to re-open schools safely in the pandemic.
Remote Learning For Chicago Public Schools Continues Friday As District, Chicago Teachers Union Continue BargainingThe Chicago Teachers Union says students will be learning remotely again Friday. Chicago Public Schools and the CTU have yet to come to an agreement about safely reopening.
As Reopening Impasse Drags On, And Talks With CTU Continue, CPS Cancels In-Person Classes ThursdayThe district told parents last night not to send their kids to school on Thursday, after the Chicago Teachers Union told teachers and staff to continue working remotely.
Another Day Of Remote Learning Thursday As CPS, Teachers Union Continue NegotiationsThe Chicago Public Schools announced that all students will be learning remotely from home again on Thursday, as the Chicago Teachers Union has directed staff to remain at home.
Amid Challenge Of Learning From Home, Snow Day Offers Kids Important Mental Health Break; 'Sometimes It’s Really Okay To Let Go And Have Fun'This winter’s first snowstorm might have been pretty, but it was also pretty exhausting. There are no snow days when everyone's home anyway.