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CPS High School Teachers Work Remotely As Reopening Negotiations Continue Between CTU, City
CPS high schools are supposed to reopen Monday — but negotiations between the district and teachers union are ongoing.
As 21-Person Elected School Board Bill Gains Momentum, Calls Grow In Chicago For Another Option
A key state House committee passed the bill this week, but opponents want to reduce the size of the board or seek a hybrid model with some members appointed and others elected.
Chicago Schools’ No. 2 To Lead Virginia’s Second Largest School District
LaTanya McDade, the second-in-command at Chicago Public Schools, will be the next chief of Prince William County Public Schools in Virginia.
Chicago Asks Its High Schools To Come Up With Alternatives To Campus Police
The district has asked each high school to form a campus safety committee to make recommendations.
Chicago Public Schools To Invest $24 Million In Student Trauma And Mental Health Programs
CPS plans to spend the money across three years to expand the number of behavioral support teams from 200 schools to closer to 500 and enlist more help from community groups through grants.
South, West Side Students Can Bring Home COVID-19 Safety Kits Tuesday
The kits will be distributed to 1,000 CPS families Tuesday.
All CPS Employees Now Eligible To Get Vaccinated Against Coronavirus
Here's how teachers and other school employees can sign up to get a vaccine.
With 37,000 Students Returning To Class Monday For CPS, Anxious Excitement Abounds
"For the first time, they were hustling me to get out of the house in time to get to school today," one father said.
Parents Organize ‘Sick Out’ Ahead of CPS Reopening Next Week: ‘We’re Tired Of Not Being Heard’
A group of parents are keeping their kids out of virtual and physical classrooms Monday, hoping to pressure the school district into making changes.
Chicago Has A Deal With Teachers. How Long Can The Peace Last?
One week after Chicago struck a fragile peace with its teachers union, fault lines have emerged over who gets to work from home, for how long, and why.
West Side Educators Urge Local Families To Enroll Students In Area’s First Gifted Center
The gifted program will create a pipeline for bright students to access selective schools later in life, said Principal Peggy Burnett-Wise.
CTA Partners With CPS To Offer ‘Elevating Futures’ Scholarship, Chance To Work On Massive Red Line Overhaul
The scholarship is good for up to $5,500 a year for four years of college courses in engineering or construction.
CPS Opening 4 Vaccination Sites For School Employees Next Week
Appointments for vaccinations will be offered based on an "equity-based priority list" established by CPS.
As Some CPS Students Return To Classrooms, Officials Eye Opening High Schools Next
CPS CEO Janice Jackson also said the district will soon announce how families will be able to opt in for in-person learning when CPS' fourth quarter starts.
Chicago Teachers Union Approves School Reopening Plan, But Deal Is ‘A Disgrace,’ President Says
Preschool and special needs students will return as soon as Thursday, but union leadership says the deal puts teachers in harm's way. "Let me be clear. This plan is not what any of us deserve."
CPS Deal With Teachers Union Must Come Thursday So Schools Can Reopen, Lightfoot Says
It wasn't clear what city officials will do if CPS and CTU don't strike a deal for reopening schools, but Lightfoot said, "We need a deal today."
In-Person CPS Classes Canceled Tuesday And Wednesday, But Lockout Called Off For Now
Mayor Lori Lightfoot and CPS CEO Janice Jackson said they won't virtually lock out teachers who didn't go to schools Monday. Children will continue to learn virtually Tuesday and Wednesday.
West Side Violence Prevention Group Helping CPS Design Alternatives To Cops In Schools: ‘A Whole Different Way Of Them Doing Things’
Partner organizations will host focus groups to get input from school communities. The feedback will be developed into safety strategies for CPS to review.
CPS Tells Parents To Keep Students Home Again Thursday As Battle With Teachers Union Continues
The Chicago Teachers Union and the district remain deadlocked over a plan to reopen schools.
‘Very Strange And Unsettling’: Chicago Families Weary Of Reopening Uncertainty
Regardless of their reopening stance, many are trying desperately to find their bearings in a month that is bringing schedule changes, classroom reassignments, confusing messaging and upset children.