Zoom Setbacks As Students Log On For Remote Learning"It was basically just a big error screen every time I entered the correct password."
Gary, Indiana Schools To Start Year On E-Learning Amid COVID-19 OutbreakBreaking from the other school districts in Lake County, Gary will begin the school year on an e-learning platform as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise, city officials announced on Wednesday.
Hammond, Indiana Watches COVID-19 Cases As Schools Open In Three Weeks"If the spread rate were to continue, I'll only speak for my own school system, but we would look at a full-time e-learning situation if they remain above 10% like they are right now."
Spiking COVID-19 Numbers Have Teachers Concerned About Returning To SchoolWith spiking COVID-19 numbers in some areas in Chicago and schools planning to reopen soon, teachers worry. They are asking if they and their students will be able to stay safe.
Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This FallGov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday said the entire state is on track to move to Phase 4 of the plan to reopen the economy on Friday.
State Supt. Of Education Declares Remote Learning Days Begin March 31The state superintendent of education declared Friday night that remote e-learning days are to begin Tuesday March 31.
Suburban School District Lends Computers To Kids During School ClosureE-learning will begin Friday for more students in the northwest suburbs.
School Districts Work To Get Meals To Kids In Need During Coronavirus ClosureWith schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, districts are doing all they can to get meals to those in need.
In Wake Of Coronavirus School Closures, Chicago Teachers Union Calls For Suspension Of Standardized TestsThe Chicago Teachers Union on Tuesday called on the Illinois State Board of Education to suspend all standardized tests for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Some Families With Kids Face Serious Challenges Amid Coronavirus OutbreakNearly 400,000 Chicago Public Schools students and their parents were getting ready Monday night for the schools to shut down – along with other students around Illinois.
Mayor Wants Gary Schools To Demolish Abandoned BuildingsPolice discovered a homicide victim inside one of the abandoned schools in November.
State Schools To Receive 5,000 Tree SeedlingsThe program helps offset the loss of trees that are removed or otherwise affected by IDOT construction and maintenance work.
BREAKING: Chicago Teachers Union Reaches Tentative Agreement with UNO and Acero ManagementChicago (CBS) -- The Chicago Teachers Union says they have reached a tentative agreement with UNO/Acero Charter Schools' management, potentially ending the nation's first ever charter school strike.
More Schools Banning Backpacks As Students Return To ClassAs parents and children around the country begin heading back to class, more and more schools are banning backpacks from their buildings.
Alabama Plan To Arm School Principals Draws Mixed ReactionAt least one local school district near Dayton, Ohio, has installed gun safes in schools so workers can get to weapons if a shooting occurs.