WBEZ: Remote Learning Creates Extra Barriers For Homeless CPS Students

Education Attorney Alyssa Phillips and grassroots leader April Harris joined WBEZ’s Reset to discuss barriers to remote learning for Chicago’s homeless students.

By Nereida Moreno

Remote learning begins Tuesday for nearly 400,000 students at Chicago Public Schools. But the fall semester may prove to be an extra challenge for the district’s homeless population — an estimated 16,500 students who rely on schools for Internet access and other resources.