Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and schools chief Janice Jackson tour King Elementary in Englewood on the first day of virtual learning. Although students were learning remotely, some teachers are working from inside classrooms.Stacy Rupalo/Chalkbeat Chicago

CPS Says 4 Of 5 Students Logged In On First Day Of All-Virtual School

Attendance rates varied widely, with some schools reaching upwards of 95% of students participating on the first day, while others reported closer to 60% of students.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published
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For Parents Of Children With Disabilities, Remote Learning Feels Like Another Full-Time Job

Chicago Public Schools has pledged this year will be better for students in special education. But it’s still unclear how the district will provide some services virtually.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Developers Break Ground On 26-Story, 11-Story Apartment Towers In West Loop

The project will bring 500 new apartments to West Randolph Street near Union Park.

Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Francis Parker School Says It Won’t Buy More Neighborhood Property — For Now

Representatives from the private school said they have no immediate plans to buy more property, but they will hold onto their units in another condo building for "long-term planning."