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Preparing for a Return to School | Preparaciones para el regreso a la escuela
DISTRICT | February 24, 2021
Preparing for a Return to School | Preparaciones para el regreso a la escuela

Five important topics that you should know about before your child begins learning in person.

Amplifying Black Stories and Voices in the Classroom
DISTRICT | February 16, 2021
Amplifying Black Stories and Voices in the Classroom

Open up your classroom, whether in-person or virtual, to these voices during Black History Month.

Explaining the District’s Vaccination Plan
DISTRICT | January 22, 2021
Explaining the District’s Vaccination Plan

Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health have partnered to begin rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine for CPS staff.

A Close Look at the District’s New Special Education Endorsement Program
DISTRICT | January 16, 2021
A Close Look at the District’s New Special Education Endorsement Program

The program helps CPS educators transition to diverse learner positions—mainly at high-need schools on the South and West Sides of the city.

Ten Accomplishments that Defined this Year for Our District
DISTRICT | December 27, 2020
Ten Accomplishments that Defined this Year for Our District

These accomplishments could not have been possible without the dedication of our teachers, hard work of our students, and resilience of our parents.

Ten Stories That Made Us Smile in 2020
DISTRICT | December 20, 2020
Ten Stories That Made Us Smile in 2020

Students, teachers, principals and other members of our CPS family did not let the unprecedented nature of 2020 keep them from achieving excellence.

Answering Your Questions About College Scholarships
DISTRICT | December 8, 2020
Answering Your Questions About College Scholarships

While sending in each scholarship application takes time and patience, these strategies can help the process feel a little less daunting.

What CPS is Thankful for This Year
DISTRICT | November 26, 2020
What CPS is Thankful for This Year

Thank you for sticking with us through a year unlike any other. 

Top Five Things to Know About the Rest of the 2020-21 School Year
DISTRICT | November 17, 2020
Top Five Things to Know About the Rest of the 2020-21 School Year

Remote learning will continue through the end of 2020, with a goal of bringing students back to school starting in early 2021. 

Our Commitment to Clean Air and Safe Schools
DISTRICT | November 4, 2020
Our Commitment to Clean Air and Safe Schools

We’ve purchased 20,000 HEPA air purifiers to ensure that our school buildings are ready for students to return when it is safe for them to do so.

How to Participate in 2020 Local School Council Elections
DISTRICT | October 21, 2020
How to Participate in 2020 Local School Council Elections

To ensure our school communities are able to have their voices heard safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve made updates to our LSC elections.

Starting the Second Quarter Learning at Home
DISTRICT | October 16, 2020
Starting the Second Quarter Learning at Home

As a matter of equity, it is critically important we push ourselves and look for opportunities to offer in-person learning.