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    This Week in Ed 3.26.20: No school in IL, Week 2 | COVID-19

    We hope you and your family are well. Yes, this newsletter has a lot of content, including many articles. If you read and scroll you'll find many things of value. You can find the RYH COVID-19 resource page here- we try to update this daily. You can read more about what we are doing during this time here. Thanks for reading. Here are the ways to stay in touch with us. Stay well, friends. ~ RYH Staff & Board
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    RYH Statement at the modified March 2020 CPS Board of Ed meeting- sent via email

    In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the CPS Board of Ed hosted their March 2020 monthly meeting in a remote, modified fashion. With only 15 speaking spots as opposed to the usual 60, RYH was unable to secure a speaking spot. Here is a thread of our live tweets. Below is the written statement we submitted to boe@cps.edu on Wednesday afternoon. Press coverage of the meeting is below our statement.
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