Kate is a two-time winner of the national Education Writers Association top opinion writing award for editorials on the Chicago Public Schools and is a winner of the Studs Terkel Award for coverage of Chicago’s diverse communities. She regularly speaks publicly and to groups about education issues, journalism and politics. Kate lives in Chicago with her family.
Stories by Kate Grossman
Monday was the first day Chicago Public School students were allowed to go without a mask in more than a year.
As a legal effort to block Chicago Public Schools’ masking rule advances, CPS says it will share its mask optional plan early next week.
A Springfield judge on Friday told nearly 170 school districts to halt COVID-19 mandates. The attorney general appealed the ruling on Monday.
CPS classes have been canceled since last Wednesday amid the standoff between the teachers union and the school district.
Meet four high school seniors from the Chicago area and listen as they share stories of a senior year like no other.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to endorse the vaccine’s use Wednesday, opening the door for shots to begin.
In an emotional press conference, the mother of Adam Toledo said her son still loved Legos and Hot Wheels.
During Morton Schapiro’s tenure Northwestern’s stature has grown, but student activists have denounced his handling of racial issues.
There is no deal on the thorniest issues around reopening, but the two sides have agreements in four areas related to safety.