Cedar Rapids families have until Wednesday to decide on in-person or virtual instruction for upcoming school year

Cedar Rapids families have until Wednesday to decide whether their students will start the upcoming school year online or in person. Families were sent the final version of the Cedar Rapids Community School District’s (CRCSD) Return to Learn plan on Friday. The plan includes information about the options for students in elementary, middle and high […]

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City of Cedar Rapids shares how public can get involved in creation of a citizen review board

City staff shared information during Tuesday’s Cedar Rapids City Council meeting about the 90-day process to create a citizen review board, including how the public can get involved, goals of the process and next steps. But residents who spoke after the presentation during the meeting’s public comment period raised concerns about how the work is […]

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Advocates for Social Justice outline 11 recommendations for a citizens review board in Cedar Rapids

The Advocates for Social Justice (ASJ) have published their research and recommendations for what a citizens review board should look like in Cedar Rapids and what should be kept in mind as it’s being established. The 18-page “Citizens Review Board Research Brief” discusses ASJ’s 11 recommendations, as well as how race needs to be “at […]

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