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University of Chicago Announces Programs to Support South Side during COVID-19 Crisis

University of Chicago Announces Programs to Support South Side during COVID-19 Crisis

The University of Chicago on Tuesday announced the first stage of an effort to provide emergency support and address some of the immediate needs of local residents, businesses, and community-based… Read more »

Attorney General Raoul Requests Emergency Relief for Federal Student Loan Borrowers

Attorney General Raoul Requests Emergency Relief for Federal Student Loan Borrowers

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined a coalition of 27 attorneys general in calling on the U.S. Department of Education to provide federal student loan borrowers with crucial emergency measures… Read more »

Maria Pappas Launches Animated Iguana and Song to Ease Concerns of Children During Coronavirus Scare

Maria Pappas Launches Animated Iguana and Song to Ease Concerns of Children During Coronavirus Scare

At a time when children may need the comfort that only a pet can provide, an electronic iguana might be the perfect answer, says Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas. The… Read more »

Science at Home with MSI

Science at Home with MSI

The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) recently announced that it will extend its closure and reopen on Friday, May 1 in an effort to help contain the spread… Read more »

Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition’s Online Learning Resources Helping During Uncertain Times

Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition’s Online Learning Resources Helping During Uncertain Times

Now, more than ever, Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition (CCLC) is working hard for their adult learners to provide online resources more accessible for all. Education is more important now during… Read more »

City Announces Remote Learning Opportunities for Students at Chicago Public Schools and City Colleges of Chicago

City Announces Remote Learning Opportunities for Students at Chicago Public Schools and City Colleges of Chicago

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joined Chicago Public Schools and City Colleges of Chicago on Monday to announce both institutions have established remote learning plans to ensure instructional time continues while… Read more »

While Your Children Are at Home

While Your Children Are at Home

By: Nina Dueñas, Sr. Vice President of Children’s Programs, El Valor You and your children are now adjusting to a new way of living. Like all change, it takes a… Read more »

City of Chicago Partners with Sittercity to Offer Childcare to First Responders, Healthcare Workers

City of Chicago Partners with Sittercity to Offer Childcare to First Responders, Healthcare Workers

City of Chicago and Sittercity, America’s first online resource for in-home care, today announced a new program to help Chicago’s most essential workforce – healthcare workers, first responders and the teams… Read more »

Illinois Makes History in Advancing Arts Education for all Students

Illinois Makes History in Advancing Arts Education for all Students

Last Wednesday, Illinois made history, becoming the first state in the nation to include the arts as a distinct, weighted indicator of K-12 success in its school accountability system. The… Read more »

State Education Officials Release Statement

State Education Officials Release Statement

On Tuesday, Governor JB Pritzker, the Illinois Education Association (IEA), the Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT), Illinois Association of School Administrators (IASA), Illinois Principals Association (IPA), and Illinois State Board… Read more »