CTU Says Some Chicago Public Schools Teachers Won't Be Returning Monday; Majority Of Aldermen Sign Onto Letter Expressing Safety ConcernsThe Chicago Teachers Union on Sunday said a substantial number of teachers will not be returning to in-person work on Monday on the grounds that schools are unsafe amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chicago Company Hopes To Make Virtual Learning A Permanent Fixture In Some SchoolsOne Chicago company is hoping to make virtual learning a permanent fixture in some schools.
Christmas In The Wards Gives Away 200 Laptops For Chicago Students To Support Remote LearningFor 24 years, Christmas in the Wards has supported students and communities in need during the holidays.
While Calling For Injunction That Could Delay CPS Reopening Plan, Chicago Teachers Union Says Strike Is Not Off TableDeadlines and demands were issued Monday with regard to the return to in-person classes for Chicago Public Schools students.
Deadline Arrives For CPS Parents To Choose Between Remote Learning And In-Person Classes To Start 2021It's decision day. If you're a Chicago Public Schools parent or guardian, there's an important deadline today. It's the last day to decide how your children will be learning in the third quarter of the 2020-21 school year.
Chicago Public Schools Deadline To Submit Learning Preference Form Is MondayParents have one more day to tell Chicago Public Schools if they will send their children back to school or have them continue learning at home.
Teachers In Gary, Indiana To Return To Full-Time Remote Learning As School Buildings Close Due To COVID SurgeTeachers in Gary, Indiana schools will go back to full time remote learning on Monday.
Des Plaines School District 62 To Move To Remote Learning After Thanksgiving Break; Merrillville Schools To Stay Remote Until After HolidaysAmid a resurgence of COVID-19 in Cook County and across Illinois, Des Plaines School District 62 announced Tuesday it will move to fully remote learning after the Thanksgiving break.
Some Parents In Barrington Parents Say E-Learning Is Not Working And They Want Kids Back In School, And Court May Be Next StepParents in north suburban Barrington say remote learning is not working and want their kids back in school.
Teachers Want To Move To Remote Learning In Lake Forest As COVID-19 Surges, But High School Board Stands By Hybrid In-Person PlanTeachers in one Lake Forest school district are concerned about rising COVID-19 case numbers, and they plan on asking the school board to abandon its hybrid learning for an all-remote plan.
Chicago Teachers Union Seeks Formal Mediation In Dispute With CPS Over In-Person Learning Plans“Seventy-two percent of parents in that poll said that community spread of the virus has to be under control before we return to in-person schooling,” CTU President Jesse Sharkey said.
Labor Board Denies Chicago Teachers Union's Request For Injunction Against CPS' Reopening PlanThe Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board said it would be open to reviewing the case again when CPS announces a date for some students to resume in-person classes.
CPS Announces All Schools 'Prepared For Safe Occupancy' Following Air Quality Assessment; Plans $8.5 Million Purchase Of HEPA PurifiersThe district said it hired an independent state-certified environmental hygienist to conduct an air quality assessment of all 513 district-run schools in order to ensure they're safe before bringing any students back to classrooms.
CPS Families Face Deadline Wednesday To Resume Pre-K, Special Education Classes In-Person Learning In Second QuarterSome Chicago Public Schools parents are facing an important deadline Wednesday.
Chicago Catholic Schools Go To Remote Learning For Two Weeks Following Christmas Break To Allow Quarantine TimeCatholic school students in Chicago will have two extra weeks at home following Christmas break, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced Friday.