Articles By Yana Kunichoff, Chalkbeat Chicago

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Chicago School Board Approves $75 Million To Tackle COVID-19-Related School Needs

The funds would cover food aid the district already has been providing, but could also cover computers and iPads for remote learning.

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Chicago Families, Educators Scramble For Answers, Child Care After Coronavirus Case At Vaughn Occupational H.S.

The high school's 200-plus students have complex disabilities and many travel from across the city to receive services, making this shutdown a challenge for everyone involved.

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Chicago Changed School Policing, But Can Teachers And Students Tell The Difference?

CPS and the Chicago Police Department made a slew of reforms intended to bring clarity, accountability and safety to school policing.

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As Chicago Renews 33 Charters, Once-Lauded Urban Prep Network Struggles Forward

Urban Prep’s Englewood campus last year landed on a warning list for schools the district could recommend for closure for poor performance.

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Here’s A First Look At The $33 Million Deal Between Chicago Schools And The City’s Police Department

Details are publicly available for the first time in a new $33 million contract laying out the most sweeping changes to the school police program in over a decade.

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Chicago Is Clamping Down On Charter Growth. But Some Are Still Finding A Way

This school year, charters are educating 14 percent of the district’s 355,000 students, down from 15 percent five years ago but still larger than 9 percent a decade ago, according to district data

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One Month After Contract Went Into Effect, Chicago Teachers Still Haven’t Gotten Promised Raises

The district said implementing pay changes for tens of thousands of teachers requires complicated changes to its data systems and will take time.

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Here’s Who Will Be Leading Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Charge To Reexamine Chicago School Budgeting

Chicago’s school funding formula has come under fire for unequally distributing resources between schools that advocates argue need more resources.