Articles By Mila Koumpilova, Chalkbeat Chicago
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.
Hasta ahora, el programa ha inscrito a una cuarta parte de los 100,000 estudiantes que CPS estima pueden beneficiarse del internet gratuito.
The "Chicago Connected" program has so far signed up a quarter of the 100,000 students that officials estimate can benefit from it.
City officials said at a Friday press conference that 82.5% of students graduated in five years last spring, an increase of 2 percentage points over last year.
Schools are still crafting how they will tackle the challenge of educating during the pandemic.
The plan includes a return to letter grades and the daily tracking of attendance.
The district is also cutting its controversial tab for school police at least in half to reflect that officers don’t work in schools 12 months of the year
The district will hold five public meetings this week for public feedback, in advance of releasing a final plan in August.