Reema Amin

Reema Amin

Reporter, Chalkbeat Chicago

Reema Amin covers Chicago public schools. She previously covered New York City public schools for Chalkbeat New York from 2018 to 2023. Before Chalkbeat, she covered city and state government for the Daily Press in Virginia’s Hampton Roads region and was a breaking news reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times. Reema received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master’s degree in public affairs journalism from Columbia College Chicago.

Aún quedan muchas preguntas por responder sobre las elecciones que darán paso a los nuevos miembros del consejo y sobre cómo funcionará.

Principals are the leaders of their schools and staff. But in Chicago, multiple entities have power over principals — and soon, an elected school board and a principals union could impact how school leaders work.

The board’s decision addresses a yearslong grassroots movement that has pushed the district to remove SROs from school campuses but didn’t come without pushback.

Chicago’s Board of Education to vote on removing police officers from schools

This Chicago counselor is a former teacher who wanted to help students outside the classroom

District officials said they’re working to get more teachers certified to teach English language learners.

Your questions will help guide Chalkbeat’s coverage leading into school board elections.

The first day of school for the 2024-25 academic year would be on Aug. 26, about a week later than recent years.

As federal COVID funds run out, the district is grappling with how to pay for universal preschool going forward.

The vote represented the first round of charter renewals under the current board.