In E-Mail, Rauner Called CPS Teachers 'Virtually Illiterate'llinois Gov. Bruce Rauner once contended half of Chicago Public Schools teachers "are virtually illiterate" and half of its principals are "incompetent."
CPS Tells Principals No Layoffs, No Major CutsCPS Chief Executive Officer Forrest Claypool said there will be some efficiencies, but he can’t say exactly how a big budget gap will be closed.
Safe Passage Program Expanded To Protect Kids In Summer ProgramsZyonna Bragg wants to help other parents keep their kids safe. That’s why the Chicago Public Schools mom stands patrol in a neon vest, watching over kids on their way to classes at Crown Academy.
After Yearlong Budget Impasse, Optimism Growing In SpringfieldState lawmakers were holding their breath Wednesday night over a tentative deal to end the epic budget stalemate.
Rauner, Madigan Still At Odds On Education BudgetA day before state lawmakers were set to return to Springfield for another try at a stopgap budget plan, the governor and legislative leaders seemed to be sending mixed signals about the chances for a deal.
Activists To Rally In Demand For State Budget DealGet it done. That's the message some Chicagoans are hoping to send to state lawmakers on Tuesday; at issue, whether schools will open in the fall if the state can't come to a budget agreement.
Rauner: Agreement Near On Stopgap Budget, But No CPS BailoutIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday he's close to a compromise with Democratic lawmakers on a partial-year budget plan with just three days left in the fiscal year, but said that's not the case on legislation he favors to open public schools on time.
CPS Counseling Program Helped Cut Violent Crime Arrests In HalfAn anti-violence program at the Chicago Public Schools received a lot of attention Monday at the National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence in Baltimore.
Chess Coach Caught In Union Fight Praised At City HallFriend or foe? It depends on who you ask when talking about the coach of a champion chess team in Chicago.
School's Out In Chicago, So Now It's Time For A Summer PlanIt's a great day for students--the last day of school in Chicago.
Parents Give Governor, Lawmakers An F For Budget ImpasseCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez sat down with Gov. Bruce Rauner, who's urging the public to pressure legislators.
Food Depository Launches Annual Summer Meals Program For KidsKids will be out for the summer on Tuesday if they're in the Chicago Public Schools system, but it's not always a great thing to be on break. because some kids have trouble getting healthy meals outside of school.

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