The Chicago Teachers Union says it wants better assurances that CPS teachers headed back to the classroom will be safe.
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After surveying parents and school staff about in-person learning, some Catholic schools are switching to remote learning this week.
For-profit virtual charter schools have been dogged by complaints of low student performance, fraud and waste. Still, many are seeing a pandemic-induced enrollment surge.
As we continue our series on education, we hear what it’s been like to be a junior in high school and a freshman in college during the pandemic.
Did the university’s COVID-19 mitigation plans work during the fall semester?
As the semester wraps up, we do a final check-in on the four college freshmen we’ve been following this fall.
Do you feel safe? Does college hookup culture still exist? Elizabeth LeBeau answers your questions about freshman year during COVID-19.
Chicago Public Schools plan to return some students to in-person instruction starting in January.
Two WBEZ education reporters share how a family and a teacher are coping with remote learning.
The settlement comes as CPS is contending with lawsuits from other principals who charge they were wrongly dismissed.