Chicago students got better grades and failed fewer classes this past spring, even as they struggled with the abrupt shift to remote learning.Julia M Cameron/Pexels

Black And Latino Students In Chicago Were More Likely To Receive ‘Incompletes’ During Pandemic

Overall, all students received more As and failed fewer classes following the district’s new grading policy

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.