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When classes begin for Chicago Public Schools on Sept. 8 they will be all remote, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced on Aug. 5.

Andrew Gill

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Aug. 7, 2020

Chicago Public Schools plans to start the fall semester remotely. Coronavirus cases surge in downstate Illinois. Plus, six Chicago aldermen call for House Speaker Michael Madigan to resign.

Reset breaks down the biggest local and state news of the week in our Friday News Roundup.

GUESTS: Brandis Friedman, co-anchor and correspondent at WTTW

Mick Dumke, ProPublica Illinois reporter and columnist

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