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At some Chicago schools, fewer than 5 students signed up for COVID testing

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Unlike Kyle Rittenhouse, Black teens don’t get the benefit of the doubt

Friday’s verdict had me thinking of three other 17-year-olds: Kalief Browder, Trayvon Martin, and Chrystul Kizer.

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After early hardships, this Chicago PE teacher relishes being a role model

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In Chicago, shrinking majority Latino schools pose a key enrollment challenge

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Watchdog contacted child protective services 22 times about sexual misconduct allegations at Chicago school

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Teachers, staff sexually abused and groomed students at Chicago school in ‘colossal failure,’ schools CEO says

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Illinois wants to diversify teacher ranks. Will a pilot program help?

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‘Where are the federal dollars?’: Chicago Teachers Union says COVID relief is not reaching high-need schools

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Chicago might rely less on yellow buses to transport students next fall

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Some Illinois educators say they’ve been left out of plans to revamp state’s testing system

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More than 6,600 Chicago students got COVID vaccine in one day

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Meet Chalkbeat’s Student Voices fellows

These six high school students will be writing essays about their lives and education.

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Chicago did away with mandatory fall tests. Will that hurt the district’s pandemic recovery?

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5 Things to Know If You Need an IEP from Chicago Public Schools

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With COVID relief money, schools across U.S. take on a bigger role in student mental health

Federal funding is helping to launch new efforts to screen, counsel, and treat students. But some schools are struggling to fill new mental health roles.

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COVID vaccination rates low for Black and Latino children in Illinois

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I dropped out of school in ninth grade. Years later, I returned, graduated, and thrived.

We need to support and celebrate those who re-enter the classroom. It’s my life’s work.

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Kindergarten enrollment slumped last year. Now, some schools see rebounds among youngest students

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Chicago officials tout 200 COVID vaccine sites for ‘Vaccination Awareness Day’

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Everything Chicago parents need to know about Vaccination Awareness Day

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I’m a student journalist. A new privacy law is interfering with Chicago’s high school newspapers.

This school year, it’s been difficult to publish anything new on the site we’ve come to rely on.

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Chicago’s future school board members will not be paid, raising questions about representation

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With little notice, Chicago to cancel school for first-ever ‘Vaccination Awareness Day’  

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Children can get COVID vaccines at Chicago schools next week — and $100 for signing up

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More Chicago students are going to college. But their neighborhood can affect whether they graduate.

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What 17 Chicago teens want from a new schools chief

High school journalists asked CPS students how Pedro Martinez could fix Chicago schools. This is what they found out.

Chicago plans ‘test-to-stay’ to cut number of students in quarantine

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Caring adults helped me turn my life around. Here’s what I owe the next generation of struggling students.

I grew up in foster care. Now I’m a social worker fighting for those facing similar challenges.

Illinois enrollment declines driven by loss of pre-kindergarten, kindergarten students

Illinois test scores show young students were hit hardest by pandemic year

Chicago schools CEO contract reveals details of leader’s pay, benefits

Chicago school bus service still a daily gamble for some families

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