This Week in Ed 9.16.20: A Toast! | In School SAT | Remote Learning Woes & Successes!

Join us in toasting parents & caregivers at our annual event, Raise a Glass! We will be mailing out our RYH swag next week so get your tickets today! Continue reading

Illinois Districts: SAT with Essay, In Person & School-Administered for Class of 2021 (Seniors)

Context: The Class of 2021 missed the school-administered SAT with Essay at all IL schools (scheduled for April 2020) due to the pandemic & the IL Stay At Home Order.  UPDATE 9.18 5PM: An email was sent to CPS parents this afternoon. Continue reading

Special Education Parent Resources for Remote Learning and More

Welcome. Our work around Special Education has spiked since the Covid-19 shutdown and subsequent remote learning! For that reason and more, we are creating this Special Ed Parent Resource Page for Remote Learning (which is a work in progress) where you can find the latest additions to our RYH-developed Special Education parent supports, as well as links to other resources we have collected for Remote Learning.  Continue reading

Back to School 2020-21: COVID-19 Resources

Thank you for visiting our Back to School 2020-21: COVID-19 Resources page. We are sharing the latest guidelines, FAQ docs, and other relevant links for parents. Updated: 9.15,8:45PM. This is our third COVID-19 Resources page: You can find our original COVID-19 Resources page here (Spring 2020) and Summer 2020 here. New from ISBE: Back to School 2020-21 IDPH Exclusion Decision Tree  - Sept. 15 Spanish Version – Sept. 15 New from RYH: UPDATE 9.14: We have a new RYH Special Education Parent Resources for Remote Learning and More Web page.  This is a work in progress and we will be adding resources as we create them or learn of them.  If you have any suggestions, please pass the links along to me at   New from CPS: UPDATE 9.13: In an email to parents Fri, Sept 11, CPS included a link to this CPS Back to School FAQ doc. New from ISBE: Guidance for Delivering Sexual Abuse Prevention Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic​- September 8, 2020 Continue reading

CPS Grab & Go Meal Sites Fall 2020: The Basics | COVID-19

CPS expanded the number of sites for CPS Grab & Go Meals. Please see below for the basics of this program. Scroll down for additional food assistance.  Continue reading

Statements at the August 2020 CPS Board of Ed Meeting- RYH & Allies

Several powerful statements are below. The meeting is live streamed on the CPS YouTube channel. Our live tweets are here and we recommend following today’s #ChiDocumenter for every bit of board action. (Read more about City Bureau’s Documenters here.) Press coverage of the meeting is far below.  Continue reading

This Week in Ed 8.26.20: Rally downtown before SRO vote TODAY! | Plus this week's news! 🗞️

TODAY, Wed, Aug 26 | 10:30AM | CPS, 42 W. Madison Hosted by #PoliceFreeSchools youth Wear a mask. Plan to physically distance. Bring water. Continue reading

3 Remote Learning Events | CPS Survey re: Child Supervision

Happy Friday! Just a quickish note to let you know of three worthwhile events about remote learning in the coming days. Plus, check your email- CPS just sent a survey about child supervision during remote learning; we've linked to the survey below. Continue reading

This Week in Ed 8.19.20: Final CPS Remote Learning Framework Released | So many events…

What concerns you? What's missing? What questions do you still have? Anything awesome? Continue reading