AT&T Donates $1.1 Million To Chicago Youth ProgramsCorporate dollars are hitting the streets for hundreds of young people getting a hand back onto the straight and narrow, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Parents Slam CPS Plans To Spend Nearly $10M On Office FurnitureThe Chicago Public Schools’ plan to more than double its budget for office furniture was not sitting well with parents, especially those who believe schools are being shortchanged.
School Hustles Kids, Staff Out Door After Recent Nearby Gun ViolenceDulles School of Excellence, 6311 S. Calumet Ave., has told staffers to clear the building and parking lot immediately after school is dismissed. Teachers were told to exit with their students and leave the school.
Emanuel: School 'Turnarounds' Lead To Better Academic PerformanceMayor Rahm Emanuel says state education officials are proving his point about "turning around" some poorly performing Chicago Public schools.
Study: School Turnarounds Don't WorkA new study is throwing cold water on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s school “turnaround” effort.
Parents, Protesters End School Sit-In After Promised Meeting With CPS LeadersParents ended their 22-hour sit-in at Brian Piccolo Elementary Specialty School on the West Side on Saturday after being promised that they would get a chance to plead their case in a series of meetings with Board of Education members Monday and Tuesday.