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Janice Jackson

Janice Jackson

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.


Despite Rocky First Week, CPS Chief’s Confidence In Reopening Has ‘Only Increased’

CPS CEO Janice Jackson said people have been "across the board" happy with the district's reopening plan — but many teachers remain fiercely opposed to the district's mandate.


‘We Are All First-Year Teachers Today:’ Chicago Educators Start Unprecedented School Year With Ambitions, Questions

How do you build excitement for a first day of school online? Educators kick off virtual school year amid coronavirus pandemic.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

CPS Free Meals For Kids To Continue Through Spring Break, But Pickup Sites Consolidated

NEW LIST: Here's where you can get meals for kids before and after April 13.

Englewood, Chatham

With Family Chats, Foundation Aims To Introduce Al Raby’s Legacy To A New Generation

CPS CEO Janice Jackson, author Lee Bey and Chicago Housing Commissioner Marisa Novara are among the panelists.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Englewood’s New STEM School Welcomes Its First Panthers Tuesday — Giving Students The Neighborhood School They Deserve, CPS Says

Students at Englewood STEM will be attending the first new high school to open in the community in more than 40 years.

Englewood, Chatham

‘I’m Not Satisfied’: Chicago Schools Chief Touts Academic Gains But Aims To Do Better For Black And Brown Boys

This CPS Grad And Star Wrestler Was The Voice Of Students On The Board Of Education. Next Up: College — And Maybe Mayor.

CPS graduate Aysha Ahmad, a Pakistani immigrant, "has been the face of Senn High School,'' and was chosen to represent all students on Chicago's Board of Education.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park