Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced they are implementing remote online learning for students during the COVID-19 crisis. In accordance with the The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), students will begin the curriculum beginning Monday, April 13.
Parents should expect to receive information directly from schools.
A “Remote Learning for Parents” guide and enrichment activities are available now at
Students will be offered both digital and non-digital learning options, as well as dedicated “office hours,” where students and families can receive support from teachers via Google Meet, phone, or email. While students are expected to complete assignments and schools are able to grade work, grades will be counted only if they improve a student’s grade and will not negatively impact any student’s academic standing. Students who do not engage in academic work can be issued an incomplete and will be expected to make up incomplete assignments following the remote learning period.
CPS plans to deploy more than 100,000 electronic devices to its highest-need students. The district is working with Comcast and AT&T to provide internet service to low-income families.