Blog

Subscribe to receive new blogs in your inbox

Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: May 16 – May 22, 2020

This Charter School Prepared for Distance Learning Ahead of Time and It’s Paying Off For Students By Maureen Kelleher for Education Post “As COVID-19 has forced schools across the country to adapt to remote learning, Perspectives Charter School teacher Andrew Rosenblat has led a recent technological revolution at his campus. A Chicago native, Rosenblat spent […]
Read More

Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: May 9 – May 15, 2020

Lightfoot determined to open CPS schools this fall By Fran Spielman for the Chicago Sun-Times “Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday she is determined to reopen Chicago Public Schools on time this fall, but do it safely, perhaps by using “alternate days, kind of a platoon” system to limit the numbers of students and teachers in […]
Read More

Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: May 2 – May 8, 2020

Teacher Appreciation Week: Chicago principal surprises all 62 of his teachers at their homes By Evelyn Holmes for WLS “A Chicago principal surprised his teachers one by one on Wednesday to show his appreciation for them. With a handwritten card and a bottle of sparkling juice, Eron Powell gave his teachers at Perspectives High School […]
Read More

Supporting Perspectives Families with Love and Respect

Tabitha Jackson has a wide range of experiences within the Chicago school system. She is a mother to five children in a blended family. All of her children have different educational needs and she feels strongly that as a mother, it is her job to choose the best school for each child. Back when the […]
Read More

Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: April 25 – May 1, 2020

Oprah Winfrey will give commencement address at Chicago Public Schools’ citywide virtual graduation ceremony By Hannah Leone for the Chicago Tribune “None other than Oprah Winfrey has been named as the headliner at Chicago Public Schools’ virtual commencement ceremony for high school seniors, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday afternoon. “The times we are living in […]
Read More

Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: April 18 – 24, 2020

Schools to remain closed for academic year as Pritzker says virus not yet at peak By Rebecca Anzel for Capitol News Illinois “Following the lead of nearby states, Gov. JB Pritzker on Friday announced Illinois’ public and private schools will remain shuttered for the rest of the school year. The announcement came one month after […]
Read More