Articles By Cassie Walker Burke, Chalkbeat Chicago
We want to hear your experiences with e-learning during the coronavirus stay at home order.
Teachers say they need video chat and other ways to teach students remotely, but technology restrictions are stopping them.
To Control Coronavirus, Illinois Closes Restaurants, But Not Day Cares. Providers Are In A Tough Spot.
The decision whether to stay open or not is excruciating, one provider said. “I have parents who are both police and they work the same shift."
Illinois Coronavirus Cases Jump To 11. Among New Cases: 2 Relatives Of Vaughn Occupational High School Aide
Two relatives of an aide at the high school tested positive for the virus, officials said.
Beyond supplies, the district said it is giving its custodial contractors additional guidelines for keeping schools clean.
Lincoln Park High Allegations Test Chicago’s New Protocol For Investigating Sexual Misconduct Complaints
“The mood is somber. The school is in chaos,” one parent said Thursday.
Chicago has lost 54,100 public school children in the past decade. That has left 145 district-run schools less than half-full, according to new capacity data.
A swim coach reaped nearly $30,000 in payments from three outside groups for the off-the-books rental of a school pool over three years.
Six Chicago high schools are less than 10 percent full — and three are over 144 percent full, according to new CPS numbers.