School News To Watch This Year

School News To Watch This Year

More than 300,000 students in Chicago Public Schools will be starting the first day of classes this coming Tuesday. But a number of financial and political challenges going into the school year may make parents, students, and faculty a bit anxious.

From school closings to new graduation requirements, what should families look out for as CPS begins the school year? WBEZ Education reporters Sarah Karp and Linda Lutton stop by the Morning Shift to share their cheat sheet of the top five things you should watch out for on the first day of school.