Tag: COVID-19

We at Chicago Unheard and the brightbeam network are deeply concerned for the children, families and educators being affected by the coronavirus. Here we are collecting resources and stories to help all of us in the Chicago area pull together to make it through this challenging time.

COVID-19 Resources for Families and Educators

 

Chicago Public Schools offers its complete list of K-12  enrichment learning resources here.

Chicago Beyond offers a wealth of learning, financial and mental health resources for Chicagoans affected by COVID-19.

Para recursos en español, haz clic aquí.

Check back as we add resources, especially related to education and remote learning.

 

COVID-19 Resources for Families and Educators.

A Letter From Brightbeam in Response to Coronavirus.

 

Trust Your Struggle

If We Can’t Trust CPS to Take Parents Seriously, How Can Parents Trust Them With Kids Next Year?

Like every other parent in the Chicago Public Schools, I’m trying to wrap my head around what next school year might look like, both for everybody and for my own family in particular. So far, the struggle has produced more questions than answers. We don’t know much yet about how CPS will handle next school year. Late last week the…

Velma Thomas Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation, Chicago Style!

This week, my colleague Tanesha Peeples and I want to take a moment to shout-out a handful of the many Chicago teachers we know who are working their hearts out for students every day. Take Jessica Fong, preK teacher at Velma Thomas Early Childhood Center. When schools closed due to COVID-19, half of her preK students and families began taking…

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