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Voices of the Rank-and-File: Five reasons why I had a sobbing meltdown within 24 hours of school closing down, and five things that are making it better

Voices of the Rank-and-File: Five reasons why I had a sobbing meltdown within 24 hours of school closing down, and five things that are making it better

It wasn’t my best moment. I wasn’t especially proud, as the one in my family who has always been the rock in times of crisis, that I was sitting on the edge of my bed crying, and I couldn’t really even articulate why.

Answers to FAQs while CPS schools are closed through April 20

Answers to FAQs while CPS schools are closed through April 20

More details can be found in a CPS email sent to all educators on Sunday, March 15 at 8 p.m. (subject line: Guidance for Educators Regarding School Closure due to COVID-19) which included links to HR details, the CPS FAQ, reminders about the Acceptable Use Policy and...

Administrator requirements going beyond CPS protocol for assignments, grading

If your administration appears to be requiring things that go above and beyond the district guidance (like an extremely specific number of assignments, hours or length, or requiring any grading during this period), courteously inquire by email whether a) it’s required, and b) what will happen if you are unable to comply?