Some Parents Plead For In-Person Learning As Chicago Teachers Union Votes On Authorizing Teachers To Stay RemoteAs the coronavirus pandemic rages on, so does the battle over returning to in-person learning at Chicago Public Schools.
'Off The Street Club' Helps West Side Students Find Tutors, After-School Activities During PandemicIt's a place to study, shoot hoops, or relax with some computer games after school.
Chicago Teachers Union Could Call For Strike Authorization Vote WednesdayDelegates of the Chicago Teachers Union could ask for a strike authorization vote Wednesday.
Chicago Teachers Union Could Call For Strike Authorization Vote As Dispute With CPS Reopening Plan ContinuesChicago Teachers Union leadership could soon ask its 25,000 members to authorize a strike as it continues to pressure the Chicago Public Schools for an agreement on a safe reopening plan for the district.
CPS Community Marching For School Safety Monday Amid Reopening PlanThe group plans to gather at Pilsen's Jungman STEM Elementary at 18th and Miller streets at 9 a.m.
CTU Holds Car Caravan To Protest CPS Decision To Return To In-Person LearningDozens of teachers taught outside earlier this week, after CPS locked remote teaching accounts.
Harassed By Cyberbullies During Remote Learning, CPS Mom Fears What Her Son Will Face When He's Back At SchoolImagine starting your morning with a profanity-laced message the second you log on to your computer. A Chicago mother said her son experiences that when he starts virtual class.
CPS Teachers Instruct Students From Outside School Board President's Home, Saying They Want Buildings To Be Safe Before ReturningCPS in-person learning for kindergarten through eight grade students is set to resume on February 1.
CPS Says 145 Teachers And Staff Were 'Absent Without Leave' On Monday, Won't Be Paid If They Don't Show Up TuesdayThe Chicago Public Schools on Monday said 145 school employees were classified as “absent without leave” as in-person classes for some students resumed.
Chicago Public Schools To Resume In-Person Classes On Monday, But Not Clear How Many Teachers Will Show UpThe Chicago Public Schools will resume some in-person classes on Monday, but it remained unclear whether teachers will actually show up.
CPS 'Pods' For Kids With COVID Symptoms Raising Concerns; 'They Are A Last Resort'"We have put in, as a last resort, some of those same structures that hospital are using when there is overflow."
CTU: Teachers Should Be Able To Opt Out Of In-Person Learning Because Of COVIDCPS CEO Doctor Janice Jackson said many CPS parents are essential workers, and don't have the option of staying home and supporting remote learning.
CPS Says In-Person Learning Will Resume Next Week; CTU Continues Strike ConsiderationBoth the teachers union and Chicago Public Schools held press conferences Tuesday morning, in what is becoming a showdown over remote versus in-person learning.
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.