“We’re going to recapture the magic in our classrooms,” said CPS’ CEO. This comes as principals raised concerns about adequate staffing.
Chicago Public Schools is looking to bring back high schoolers before the school year ends. Chicago teens say they want in on the planning.
From daily student check-ins, in-person learning hubs and a quality-over-quantity mentality, teachers say virtual learning can be improved.
Months of deadlock over a plan to reopen Chicago Public Schools put parents in the middle of a fight between the district and teachers union.
“Our decision needs to be respected,” said one mother who wants to send her children back to school in-person.
With demand high and supply limited, Chicago teachers scramble to find appointments as the fierce debate over school reopening continues.
Chicago Public Schools is intent on reopening classrooms on Monday but some educators worry what will be offered won’t be good for students.
While some families were relieved to be back, opposition continues as the first COVID-19 cases crop up in reopened schools.
Chicago high school teachers say they’ve seen an increase in the number of students taking jobs, sometimes at the cost of their education.