Parents, Teachers In Pilsen Slam CPS Return To In-Person Classes; 'This Plan Is Disrespectful And We Cannot Trust It'Parents and teachers in the 25th Ward are calling the CPS reopening plan poorly conceived. One parent said it’s even affecting her son’s remote learning.
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.
CTU Accuses CPS Of Refusing To Negotiate Over Reopening; Files Complaint Over Condition Of School Ventilation SystemsThe Chicago Teaches Union is accusing Chicago Public Schools officials of illegally refusing to bargain over plans for how and when to safely reopen schools, and the union is seeking an injunction to block CPS from moving forward with any reopening efforts.
Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School Going Ahead, Cautiously, With Students Returning In PersonAs many students prepare to log on to get back to school at home, there are still some districts that will be starting the traditional way.
Indiana Officials Maintain It's 'Safe' For Schools To ReopenGov. Eric Holcomb and other state officials defended brick-and-mortar school re-openings Wednesday despite mounting reports of students and education staff testing positive for the coronavirus since returning to school statewide.
Chicago Public Schools Expected To Announce Plan For Only Remote Learning; Chicago Teachers Union Had Called For Possible Strike VoteThe district originally planned a hybrid model of both remote learning and in-class instruction, but now will move to an entirely virtual plan to start the school year.
Reopening Classrooms Isn't Only Question Facing Schools; How Will Kids Get There Safely?Parents in Munster, Indiana, will have a decision to make this August: to bus or not to bus?
As School Districts Draft Plans For Classes In Fall, Many Surveying Parents On Preference Between In-Person And Online InstructionSome parents are being told full-time, in-person classes won't happen, and they told CBS 2 Morning Insider Tim McNicholas that will be a challenge.
Joliet School District 86 Plans Hybrid Of In-Person, Remote Learning For New School YearSchools in Joliet have released their plans for the new school year.