Data from the week of May 11 to May 16 show that many students aren’t logging on regularly for online learning, even though 90% have access.
While the grant doesn't guarantee that a new school will be built, community leaders in Chinatown and the South Loop said they're hopeful.
The first year all Chicago public school seniors must have plans for college, a job or the military to graduate comes amid the pandemic.
The union’s lawsuit against the U.S. Education Secretary and Chicago Public Schools is over a new mandate for special needs students during the school shutdown.
The union says state rules require the school district to bargain about instruction from home. Mayor Lori Lightfoot has already said no.
Some researchers predict that school shutdowns could have dramatic negative effects, particularly in school districts like Chicago’s.
Lori Lightfoot said science will drive the decision. The teachers union says CPS needs a reopening and remote learning plan for the fall.
The Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools have finally resolved the last major contract issue — pay raises for veteran teachers.
Chicago has adopted a tougher approach, sparking a debate about whether now is the time to worry if students are on track academically.
Budgets for Chicago public schools are going up by 4%. CPS leaders say they’ll monitor COVID-19 developments and will adjust if necessary.