Stories by Sarah Karp
Like many school districts around the country, CPS sees a huge dropoff, losing nearly 15,000 students in a year defined by the pandemic.
All other students would remain remote. CPS also hopes to add more students as early as January. The teachers union calls the plan unsafe.
CPS Is Expanding A Gold Standard Bilingual Program. But Is It Putting The Funding — And Schools — In The Right Place?
The number of dual language schools has tripled, prompting concerns about whether support for nonnative speakers is being stretched too thin.
Finding “insufficient evidence” that schools “are safe and healthful,” the ruling calls into question a bid to return for in-person classes.
If Chicago Public Schools adopts this plan it would be the first school closing under Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
The park on Chicago’s South Side will honor railroad workers who lived in the community and led a nationwide strike that ultimately resulted in the creation of Labor Day.
Will all students be able to log on? Is CPS asking for too much student screen time? What will happen with the Chicago Teachers Union?
Chicago police say the shooting occurred just before 2 p.m. Sunday. Shots were fired from a white SUV, killing a male customer who was dining outside in a tent.
One officer was shot twice and is in serious but stable condition. The other officer was shot once in the arm.
About 100 protesters attempted to shut down Michigan Ave. to honor gun violence victims, but police prevented them from doing so.