Chicago Families, Neighborhood Groups Get Creative With Remote Learning

Remote schooling is difficult for everyone involved. But parents, students and e-learning support groups are rising to the challenge.

Chicago Families, Neighborhood Groups Get Creative With Remote Learning
Stevie Rezac, a junior at Lane Tech High School, set up a learning pod with their friends Rudden Gardiner and Ani Alpert inside one of their family's garages. Courtesy of Annie Rezac
Chicago Families, Neighborhood Groups Get Creative With Remote Learning
Stevie Rezac, a junior at Lane Tech High School, set up a learning pod with their friends Rudden Gardiner and Ani Alpert inside one of their family's garages. Courtesy of Annie Rezac

Chicago Families, Neighborhood Groups Get Creative With Remote Learning

Remote schooling is difficult for everyone involved. But parents, students and e-learning support groups are rising to the challenge.

As Chicago Public Schools enters its second week of remote learning, some students and families are turning to pandemic pods or microschools. Others are getting help and resources from neighborhood organizations.

Reset takes a look at a few creative solutions to meet the challenges of remote learning.

GUESTS: Rudden Gardiner, junior at Lane Tech College Prep High School

Stevie Rezac, junior at Lane Tech College Prep High School

Ani Alpert, junior at Lane Tech College Prep High School

Toni Asante Lightfoot, pod coordinator from Chatham

Ana Pyper, associate director of the Nettie Bailey Student Achievement Program at Breakthrough Urban Ministries