Articles By Yana Kunichoff, Chalkbeat Chicago

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For Some Chicago High School Students, Remote Learning Brings A New School Struggle: Motivation

Without the excitement of seeing friends in person or the anticipation of sitting in a new teacher’s classroom, some students are struggling to stay focused.

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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.

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Want To Serve On A Local School Council? District Offers A Second Chance

CPS has reopened candidate nominations for council spots until Oct. 2, part of a series of changes to address council elections delayed in April due to the coronavirus crisis.

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CPS Board To Vote On Plan To Phase Out Police In Schools Wednesday

Most recently, 55 local school councils voted to keep police and 17 voted to remove them. Chicago Board of Education members have been split on the issue.

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Despite Protests, Most Chicago Schools Voted To Keep Police. What’s Next?

Most schools where the student body is majority Black voted to keep cops on campus. The factors that led to the outcome are multifaceted and complex.

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The Last Week Of Chicago School Council Police Votes Is This Week. Here Are The Details

A few schools have voted to remove school resource officers from campus. Here are the meetings this week.

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Chicago Proposes Reducing Funding For School Police By More Than Half

The budget proposal is the first indication of how the district will modify its school police contract for next year.

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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.