September 22, 2020
The Fry Foundation Education program awarded grants to four organizations to respond to the COVID-19 crisis impact on Chicago Public Schools
Since the onset of COVID-19, Education grantees have been stepping up to respond to the COVID-19 crisis has had on Chicago Public Schools.
In June, the Fry Foundation Education program awarded grants to five organizations which have been responsive to the challenges presented by COVID-19. The need was urgent and the response was timely: The work needed to take place over the summer and in the first half of the school year. These grants will help principals open schools in the upcoming school year and attend to the inequities that have been further revealed by the crisis.
The Achievement Network is helping schools use assessments and analyze student data to help create learning recovery plans that focus on the immediate learning needs of their students.
The Chicago Public Education Fund is helping CPS principals create schedules for remote learning that prioritize instructional time with teachers.
The New Teacher Center is helping educators implement new strategies to establish learning cultures and routines in a remote learning environment.
Leading Educators are helping teachers provide grade level standards based instruction – again through a remote learning environment.