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. 
Prairie Ridge High School In Crystal Lake Switching To Remote Learning During Evaluation Of COVID-19 CasesRemote learning started Tuesday morning as the school undergoes an evaluation by the McHenry County Department of Health. 
Man Charged With Sexually Abusing 7-Year-Old Girl During Remote LearningAn 18-year-old man was charged with predatory criminal sexual assault on Saturday, after authorities said he was seen sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl as she attended school remotely from a home in Chatham.
Deerfield District 109 Reverts To Remote LearningThe north suburban Deerfield School District 109 has reverted to remote learning starting Monday due to rising COVID-19 numbers in the area, the district announced Friday. 
Remote Learning Makes Abuse Harder To Spot, Says Chicago Public Schools CEOChicago police received a horrific call Thursday afternoon of a 7-year-old girl observed performing a sexual act on a man live on an online learning session. 
Suburban Parents Rally For Kids To Return To School Rather Than Remote LearningSaying they were doing it for their kids, more families gathered in protests in the suburbs Monday to demand that schools reopen.
CTU: There Are Ways To Improve Remote LearningAnother union goal is giving more CPS students safe access to school psychologists and other clinicians.