Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park
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.
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The group hopes young Latinas will encourage their family to sign up for the census so they can win the prize. “We wanted to do something that would transcend all the counties in Illinois.”
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.
Applications for grants of up to $250,000 are open through Nov. 6. They're for entrepreneurs and non-profits on the South and West sides.
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.
What Happens When Chicago Cops Speak Up About Police Misconduct? Their Lives Are Ruined, Whistleblowers Say
The City Council on Wednesday signed off on a $3.8 million settlement to an officer who reported misconduct and was reassigned. The city has paid more than half a billion dollars to settle misconduct cases in the past decade.
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.
Chicago now requires a minimum number of minutes for live instruction — around 3 hours for many ages, with a total day spanning 6 hours.
While the backlog has been resolved, 29 more people died from coronavirus statewide in the past day, officials said.
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.