Chicago’s selective enrollment admissions process is changing. We’ll hear how it could impact kids.
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Schools are seeing vandalized bathrooms, shoving and shouting while teachers say they lack enough support to help students.
The grants aim to help students through programs that offer social and emotional support, trauma-informed learning environments and more.
CPS hopes to make selective schools more accessible, but some worry about low-income students being hurt by poor grades during the pandemic.
At DePaul University, the answer is a tentative “Yes,” along with caution when searching for a quick fix for equitable access to higher ed.
Rebecca Blank is an economist who served as deputy commerce secretary during the Obama administration. She will be Northwestern University’s first female president.
CPS dropped the high-stakes tests long used in schools, raising questions about what comes next and how to measure progress during the pandemic.
CPS CEO Pedro Martinez spoke to WBEZ about COVID-19 safety missteps, enrollment declines and negotiations with the teachers union.