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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: August 1 – August 7, 2020

CPS backtracks and moves to all-remote learning for fall, but officials say they won’t be ‘cobbling things together’ like last spring By Hannah Leone, Sophie Sherry, John Keilman, and Claire Hao for the Chicago Tribune “After weeks of defending a proposal to reopen Chicago Public Schools this fall, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and CPS CEO Janice […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: July 25 – July 31, 2020

‘We have to learn how to live with COVID,’ Chicago schools chief says, but parents remain leery about fall reopening plan By Claire Hao for The Chicago Tribune “Hundreds of messages from parents and educators flooded in as soon as the Chicago Public Schools’ first fall reopening feedback meeting Monday opened up to the audience […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: July 18 – July 24, 2020

What Is CPS’ School Reopening Plan? Here’s A Simple Breakdown. By Paula Friedrich for WBEZ “In mid-July, Chicago Public Schools released a first look at what it is proposing for the fall. The short version? Most students will do a mix of in-person and remote learning, but the details depend on a student’s grade level […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: July 11 – July 17, 2020

Chicago’s Largest Charter School Network Is Planning For A Fall Of Virtual Classes By Adriana Cardona-Maguigad for WBEZ “Chicago’s largest charter school network serving more than 12,000 students says it’s preparing for remote learning as its primary form of instruction this fall. “While we are eager to resume in-person instruction, we will continue to prioritize […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: July 3 – July 10, 2020

Despite President Donald Trump’s push for nation’s schools to reopen this fall, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the decision should be local By Gregory Pratt and Jamie Munks for the Chicago Tribune “Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday said the question of whether schools should reopen this fall must be a local decision, and she doesn’t […]
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