The CPS reopening plan offers families two poor choices: two in-person days with hybrid, or stay remote with less live teacher time. It’s time to address the learning needs of students.
Tag: Raise Your Hand for Illinois Public Education
Parents Call for More Attention to Remote Learning and Reducing Digital Inequity
Raise Your Hand parents have developed a plan called Trust Learning Care (TLC), with concrete demands like $12.5 million more for students to access devices and Internet, a full commitment to meeting every student in special education’s IEP or 504 plan, at-home learning kits for young remote learners and outdoor options as the weather warms up.
Raise Your Hand Calls on Board of Education to Let Go of ‘Normal’ and Innovate For Chicago Kids
Families are demanding the Chicago Board of Education develop a more flexible, innovative and approach to remote learning. They want to be collaborative partners with the district in shaping kids’ learning through these unusual and tough times.
L.A. Parents Sue Their District Over Remote Learning. Will Chicago Parents Follow?
Yesterday afternoon, a group of Latnix and Black parents in Los Angeles announced they have filed a lawsuit agains the Los Angeles Unified School District. The parents claim LAUSD’s remote learning plan falls short of providing students what they need to learn. You can watch the conference–and hear the heartbreaking stories the parents shared regarding inadequate support for parents and…
What Should CPS Do to Fight COVID-19?
It’s past time for CPS to fight COVID_19 with basics like hand sanitizer and soap. At the same time, the district must develop a longer-term game plan focused on equity if e-learning becomes necessary.
What’s Up in CPS the Week of June 11, 2018?
School Facilities Public Hearings Start Today For decades, Chicago Public Schools made decisions about construction and repair of school facilities with little input from the public and less transparency about the process. In 2011, thanks to pressure from community advocates, Springfield passed a law requiring CPS to create a 10-year capital spending plan, known as the Educational Facilities Master Plan.…