This Week in Ed 8.12.20: FY2021 CPS Budget | CPS goes remote | Upcoming events

On Monday, CPS released its proposed FY2021 budget. You can find the CPS Budget 2021 webpage here- it includes both the operational and capital budgets- and the Budget Book is here. Continue reading

This Week in Ed 8.5.20: CPS to go fully remote to start school year

The announcement is expected today (9AM per this tweet), according to multiple news reports last night. Continue reading

This Week in Ed 7.23.20: Hybrid model for CPS but still many questions | Board Of Ed meets

On Friday, CPS released their School Reopening 2020: Preliminary Framework.  Continue reading

RYH Statements: July 2020 CPS BOE Meeting

Below are our statements from the July 22, 2020, monthly meeting of the CPS Board of Education. The meeting is now live streamed on the CPS YouTube channel. Our live tweets are in a thread here. You can watch the full meeting here. Press coverage is below.  Continue reading

How to provide feedback... CPS Reopening Preliminary Framework

On Friday, July 17, CPS released their School Reopening 2020: Preliminary Framework.  Continue reading

RYH Statement: Friday Night's Protest

July 20th, 2020 Raise Your Hand Statement Regarding Friday Night’s Protest For Immediate Release Continue reading

This Week in Ed 7.16.20: RYH Report: Parent Perspectives on CPS Remote Learning & Back to School

Today we released the results of our CPS parent survey conducted in May. In our report, Parent Perspectives on CPS Remote Learning and Back to School, we share parent reactions to the spring 2020 remote learning experience and parent recommendations for the CPS back to school plan. You can read the full report here. Continue reading

This Week in Ed 7.8.20: What will IL schools look like in the Fall? | Bi-weekly Chats with CPS OLSCR | SRO Updates

New! LSC Bi-weekly Chats with OLSCR Assistant Director Myra Winding TOMORROW, Th, July 9, 4-5PM, via Google Meets Agenda | Registration form (you need to register by 3PM, Th, July 9) Continue reading

Summer 2020: COVID-19 Resources

Thank you for visiting our Summer 2020: COVID-19 Resources page. We are sharing the latest on school reopening guidelines, FAQ docs, and other relevant links for parents. (Updated Aug 12, 4:30PM) UPDATE 8.12: Frequently Asked Questions document from the Department of Public Health (IDPH) via ISBE UPDATE 8.7: CPS will open the school year fully remote. UPDATE 8.6.20: Part 3: Starting the 2020-21 School Year - Spanish Version​- Aug. 4, 2020 There are more updates below under "Illinois" Continue reading

This Week in Ed 6.30.20: 🌻 THANK YOU! | CPS Student Activism | CPS ARA Meetings | July 4 March

THANK YOU!!! We exceeded our Grow With Us fundraising goals- our goal was $10k, we raised it to $12K then we raised $13.8K- AND we met a match of $5K from an anonymous parent! Continue reading