The Last Day Of An Unconventional School Year For CPS

Tuesday marks the last day of school for Chicago Public Schools students.

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Maria Sanchez, helps her daughter, Jessica Sanchez, a kindergartener at Orozco Community Academy, join her remote class via video chat, on the first day of school for all Chicago Public Schools students on Sept 8, 2020. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
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Maria Sanchez, helps her daughter, Jessica Sanchez, a kindergartener at Orozco Community Academy, join her remote class via video chat, on the first day of school for all Chicago Public Schools students on Sept 8, 2020. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

The Last Day Of An Unconventional School Year For CPS

Tuesday marks the last day of school for Chicago Public Schools students.

The last day of classes at Chicago Public Schools comes at a time of change. The district named a new interim CEO, announced a round of layoffs and is waiting for Gov. JB Pritzker to sign a bill that would create an elected school board.

Reset gets the latest education news in our region and opens the phones to listeners to reflect on this pandemic school year.

GUEST: Kate Grossman, WBEZ education senior editor