Medill Newsmakers: What does support look like for Chicago Public Schools during a pandemic?
By Diamond Palmer Medill Reports Medill Newsmakers is a series of broadcasts dedicated to taking an in-depth look at a single topic. Each broadcast features the newsmakers in Chicago and elsewhere who are at the forefront of these issues. Diamond Palmer is a community and culture reporter at Medill. You can follow her on Twitter […]
As some Chicago Public Schools students return to the classroom for in-person learning, many families continue remote learning
By Diamond Palmer Medill Reports Parents like Cortney Ritsema, a mother of three, have become used to frequent interruptions throughout the day from their kids. For Ritsema, this means frequently shushing her pre-K twins when she’s on the phone. Currently she is a stay-at-home mother, but she was planning to return to the job as […]