A new report calls on Chicago officials to pressure internet providers to give free long-term connections to low-income families.
CEO Janice Jackson told the board that the district is planning for a stable budget for next year but also hinted at trouble ahead.
Chicago Public Schools has given out 61,000 computers and will hand out 43,000 more beginning Wednesday. Some 115,000 students need devices.
Some schools are considering keeping their campuses shut in the fall — which means hiring freezes, smaller admissions and even layoffs.
Seniors at CPS started the school year with a teacher’s strike. Now, their high school experience has been cut short by COVID-19.
Local teachers, parents and students share what they’re doing during the COVID-19 school shutdown as part of WBEZ’s Schools Out series.
Elections for the mini boards that give parents and others a say at their schools are on hold. It’s one of many hardships LSCs are facing.
From virtual scavenger hunts at the Field Museum to growing seedlings at home, teachers and students at every grade level get creative.
StoryCorps Connect is designed to help families connect as they self-isolate during the COVID-19 crisis.
The stay-at-home order highlights disparities in schools and neighborhoods in Chicago. Can mentors help bridge those gaps, even online?