Thursday’s coronavirus numbers were the highest since May 24 and one Chicago doctor is hinting it could be unlikely kids go back to school this fall.
CPS teacher David Steiber reacts to the city's decisions to begin the school year with full-time remote learning.
Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Stacy Davis-Gates reacts to CPS's decision to start the school year with full-time remote learning.
Setting standards, training teachers on virtual methods and equipping lower income CPS families with technology and internet access are all major challenges over the coming weeks.
Chicago’s mayor on Wednesday announced that the nation’s third-largest school district will not welcome students back to the classroom to start the school year, and will instead rely on remote instruction.
Chicago Public Schools students will begin the new school year next month at home with full-time remote learning, according to a report.
Chicago Public School families are supposed to decide by Friday if they will send their kids to class next month. But teachers say it is not safe.
The hybrid plan brings students into school twice a week in designated groups, with the remainder of the week being spent remote.
David Stieber, a teacher at Kenwood Academy High School, says why he thinks CPS reopening classrooms this fall would be reckless.
Latanya McDade, chief education officer at Chicago Public Schools, talks about the formation of their hybrid model for reopening this fall.
Dr. Suzanne Degges-White from Northern Illinois University talks about the dynamics of schools reopening in the fall and how that could affect students, teachers and parents.
Most Chicago children would return to the classroom two days a week and spend the other three days learning remotely once the school year begins under a tentative plan outlined Friday by officials from the nation’s third-largest school district.
While big cities like Los Angeles, Philadelphia and New York have made their plans for the upcoming school year public, parents, students and teachers in Chicago remain in limbo. Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Stacy Davis-Gates talks about it.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker took the unusual step Thursday of preemptively filing a lawsuit to ensure school children wear face coverings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus when schools reopen in a few weeks.
Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey joined Good Day on Thursday to explain why remote learning is the best course of action amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Chicago Teachers Union is calling on all schools to open remotely this fall, resuming classes only online as coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country and in Chicago.
Pediatric psychologist Dr. Gabrielle A. Roberts elaborates on the importance of making your children wear a mask during the pandemic.
Chicago Public Schools' athletes were allowed to practice for the first time Monday since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Chicago Tribune columnist Heidi Stevens talks about the difficulties of remote learning and how parents are feeling about potentially sending their children to school during the pandemic.
Mayor Lightfoot insists the question of reopening should be left up to local school districts. Chicago Teachers Union VP Stacy Davis Gates weighs in.