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.

 

Dear Mr. Martinez, CPS needs a better U/X for parents

Dear CEO Martinez, I’m the kind of parent you worked hard to attract as CEO of San Antonio schools. I’m new to CPS. After years of sending my children to Catholic school, followed by pandemic homeschooling, my children (now in 5th and 6th grades) are enrolled for the first time at Kozminski Community Academy, our neighborhood elementary school.  While our…

As Grown-Ups Argue Over Reopening Schools, Chicago’s Kids Lose

Chicago Public Schools students are back in school.  Well, some of them are. It’s complicated, and getting messier by the minute.  WBEZ Chicago has more on the fight between teachers and schools on in-person instruction: About 900 CPS staff members, including nearly 30% of teachers required to work on Monday, were absent, CPS said Monday evening. This includes staff who…

Noble Charter Schools Share Tips for Remote Learning

How did your first week of school go? How was your connection? Did you have any hiccups?  If you had issues, you might be interested to see what the Noble Network of Charter Schools had on tap for their students and faculty at the start of this bizarre, upside-down, pandemic-laden school year.  Calling it #NobleReadyForRemote, this morning Noble shared on…

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