The College Board on Friday announced dramatic changes to the administration of Advanced Placement course exams this spring, implementing online at-home exams and excising portions of course material in an effort to accommodate students kept out from school by the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.
As mainstream media continues to portray Asians as the transmitters of COVID-19 (more commonly known as the coronavirus), Asian Americans have experienced an increase in discrimination and xenophobia.
Payton called off all spring foreign exchanges and trips Friday evening, a dramatic but expected move in the wake of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak.
Two Wednesdays ago, few in this city would have imagined that by the time students returned to school there would be snow on the ground. Yet here Lightfoot was at City Hall, early on Halloween afternoon, saying the strike was finally over as snow fell faster and faster outside.
CPS cross-country runners (including Payton’s) won’t be allowed to compete in the IHSA Regional competitions tomorrow after a judge rejected a request for a temporary restraining order (TRO) allowing them to compete while the CTU strike continues. “I greatly respect Judge Reilly’s (and the IHSA’s) desire for caution in order to protect student safety,” Will Foster writes. “Nevertheless, I am at least a bit skeptical of the ruling for the reasons heretofore stated. In particular, some of the factual assumptions upon which the equitable balancing rests seem dubious.”
Legal Analysis: Jones Parents Seek Injunction Allowing CPS Cross Country Teams to Compete in Regionals
Chicago attorney Kevin A. Sterling has filed a Complaint and Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order in Cook County Circuit Court, requesting injunctive relief allowing CPS student-athletes to participate in Saturday’s IHSA Regional Cross-Country Meet despite the ongoing teacher strike.
Developments from Day 6 of the strike.