The shift raises questions about who schools are serving, how they should be resourced, and what the district — and the city — can do as it continues to lose students.
Improvement in math tracks statewide trend, but proficiency rates lag behind pre-pandemic levels.
Results offer localized snapshot of how school systems are doing with pandemic recovery.
Chalkbeat’s data team looks back at an eventful 12 months covering education across America.
As Colorado districts prepare to vote on school closures, Chalkbeat answered some common questions.
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After hovering around 45% last spring, the average school is 39% fully vaccinated at the start of the new school year.
Despite high voter turnout — largely buoyed by student voters — many of Chicago’s Local School Councils still have open seats. Data shows schools on the South and West Side account for the majority of unfilled seats.
Chalkbeat created a lookup tool examining changes to Fair Student Funding, a major source of funding for schools.
Despite a gradual uptick in overall vaccine rates since December, the nation’s third largest district is struggling to make inroads at predominantly Black schools on the South and West Sides.