Archive for January 2021

Chicago Public Schools students evaluate Biden's and Trump's speeches after Capitol insurrection

When tragedies happen in our world, students need an outlet to talk about them, to process the events.  More importantly, they need learning experiences that move them beyond talking into creating something to help them grow academically and emotionally. Moments after last’s week’s insurrection, my colleague who also teaches the same junior English class texted... Read more »

Chicago Public Schools student says high-school students should leave cameras on during remote learning

This editorial was written by Jazmin Amaro, a student in Hancock College Prep’s journalism class. CPS students started off the school year online, and there are still no answers to how long high-school students will be online.  Although many elementary students return to school this month by choice, high-school students will continue to learn remotely. ... Read more »