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Connecting and Empowering Parents Across Chicago and Illinois

Raise Your Hand for Illinois Public Education engages, informs and empowers parents to protect and strengthen public education for all children in Chicago and Illinois, eliminate inequities in public schools, and work at the grassroots for the public good that is public education.

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    This Week in Ed 5.21.20: CPS Meal Sites open | Progress Reports Friday | How are you doing? ☀️

    We hope that you & your family are well. We are hoping for sun this upcoming long holiday weekend! ☀️ A few things we want to highlight at the top of our weekly newsletter: Food Assistance We enjoyed this informative article from Hyde Park Herald about how a CPS Meal Site works as explained by a CPS lunchroom manager. Worth a read: Hundreds of meals distributed every day at Ray School: 'We don't ask questions. We'll just give you whatever you ask for' RYH webpage: CPS Grab & Go Meal Sites: Basics + Sites + Delivery Form Expanded SNAP benefits (Pandemic EBT or P-EBT) applications available here. Families can participate in both P-EBT & any meal distribution program currently available at their school. Flyers in English & Spanish. Chicago COVID Resource Finder | Text "covid" to 312-436-2280 to access via phone.
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    This Week in Ed 5.14.20: Survey: Still open! Check our map, let's reach more parents! #RemoteLearning

    We hope that you & your family are healthy and safe. This newsletter is brief. Information overload + foggy brain = here’s what you need to know this week: - Thanks to the 1000+ parents at 281 schools who have already completed our RYH Remote Learning Survey. Use our map here (and below) to check your school: Does your school have respondents? Do you have parent contacts at a school with no or only one respondent? Is there a school or neighborhood Facebook group or discussion board where you can post our survey & encourage parents to take it?
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