Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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Chicago Plans To Recall Teachers And Reopen Schools, Even If The Majority Of Students Stay Home

“The way I look at it, we’re crafting a plan for 100 percent of wishes,” CPS CEO Janice Jackson told Chalkbeat in a wide-ranging interview about the city’s reopening plans.

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Coronavirus Kills 238 More Illinoisans, The Most Deaths Reported In A Day Yet

Among the most recent victims were 71 people in Cook County, including four women and men in their 40s. At least 12,639 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.

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West Side Families Can Sign Up For A Socially Distanced Visit With Santa

The visits with Santa have been a Loretto Hospital tradition for 30 years. This year's version will be a drive-through event to keep families safe amid the pandemic.

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Plan To Close 3 West Side Schools, Build STEAM Academy Scrapped For Now After Parent Pushback

The community members behind the proposed school said they will resume their planning after the pandemic and work to convince skeptical parents in the meantime.

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Coronavirus Vaccinations Could Start In 2 Weeks In Chicago, City’s Top Doctor Says

"I'm very hopeful that by the time we're halfway or in the third quarter of this year, we'll be in a different place," said Dr. Allison Arwady.

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Chicago’s Travel Order Adds 8 States To Most Serious Level

The order's rules apply to all travelers, even those not showing symptoms of COVID-19.

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Coronavirus Kills 125 Illinoisans And 12,542 New Cases Reported

Among the most recent victims were 20 people in Cook County. At least 12,403 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.

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Winter Parking Ban Sneaks Up On Chicagoans As They Wake Up To Missing Cars, Expensive Towing Charges

The city's winter parking ban went into effect overnight Tuesday, catching many unsuspecting car owners off guard when they went out to their cars and found empty spots.

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Amid A Pandemic, A Reckoning For A Chicago Charter Turning Away From ‘No Excuses’

Noble, which before had promised to “sweat the small stuff” on discipline, got rid of its school uniforms and a controversial demerit policy that punished students for small infractions. But can the changes stick?