Tag: School Reopening

As schools across the Chicago area grapple with whether and how to open their doors during the coronavirus pandemic, we are sharing a variety of perspectives from parents, teachers and concerned community members. If you’d like to share your story, send us a note.

Sudbury Tallgrass students

Schools Are Not for Learning

The pandemic has revealed what many adults feared to admit: school is not for learning. It’s for child care and community. Could we create a society where learning isn’t bound up with social safety nets? Could we separate learning from the rat race of “achievement” and credentials?

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Twitter Sure Had a Lot to Say About the CPS Reopening Plan

Yesterday, city leaders announced plans to reopen Chicago Public Schools after winter break. The current CPS reopening plan is for students in pre-k and special education cluster programs to return January 11. Students in grades K-8 could join them in school buildings on February 1. All families will be able to continue remote learning if they prefer. Elementary and middle…

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