Ex-CPS Student On Painting With Keith Haring"To meet someone that was so successful and as prominent as Keith Haring was life-changing."
300 CPS Students Treated To Free Viewing Of Black PantherWith the day off from school, 300 Chicago Public School students were treated to see Black Panther at a Chatham movie theater.
CPS Revises Englewood Plan; Old Schools To Be Phased Out, Not Closed This SummerFacing an intense baclkash from many in the Englewood community, Chicago Public Schools officials have backtracked on their plans to close four high schools in the neighborhood at the end of the school year, and will instead phase those schools out gradually while the district moves forward with plans for a new $85 million facility to replace them.
Safe Passage Program Expands To 14 More SchoolsMayor Rahm Emanuel and CPS officials announced Sunday that the program will be expanded to include 14 more elementary schools.
Mayor To Announce Plan To Help Kids Meet New CPS High School Graduation RequirementMayor Rahm Emanuel has promised to unveil plans to make sure every Chicago Public Schools student has the support they will need to meet new graduation requirements he announced last year.
CPS To Hold First Public Meeting On Plan For New Englewood High SchoolInterim CPS Chief Executive Officer Janice Jackson said the new school would help Englewood thrive.
Teachers Union Calls For Mayor To Halt Plans To Close SchoolsThe Chicago Teachers Union delivered a letter to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office at City Hall on Monday, offering advice for interim Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson, and calling for a halt to planned school closings.
One-On-One With Interim CPS CEO, Janice JacksonJackson replaces Forrest Claypool, who resigned last month amid ethics concerns.
CPS Watchdog Reveals 'Widespread' Employee Misuse Of Gift Cards Meant For StudentsAccording to the annual report from the Inspector General for the Chicago Board of Education, even some principals took part in lavish buying sprees.
Claypool Apologizes After Being Accused Of Cover-UpChicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool apologizes no fewer than four times for lying to ethics investigators and other missteps –- actions that have prompted some to call for his termination.
Report: School CEO Claypool Covered Up Ethics ViolationAnd CBS 2's Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports that there may soon be calls for Claypool to resign.
Protesters: Emanuel 'Back At It Again' With Plans To Close 4 Englewood SchoolsLindblom Math & Science Academy senior Jasmine Curtis drew cheers when she slammed Mayor Rahm Emanuel for, in her view, strangling neighborhood schools.