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.
CPS Plan To Shutter 4 Englewood Schools Sparks ProtestsThe stage is set for a showdown between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union, over the district’s plan to close several South Side schools.
CPS Announces Plans For New Magnet, Classical SchoolsMayor Rahm Emanuel and CPS announced a plan to transform three neighborhood schools into magnet schools and open two new classical schools.
Four Englewood High Schools Set To CloseThe Chicago Teachers Union is blasting city officials over what, it claims, are plans to close all four schools in Englewood.
Rodents Invade Mollison Elementary School On South SideAnd efforts to clean the school have failed.
Jewel Donates $1M To Chance The Rapper's Social Works CharityJewel-Osco presented Chance the Rapper's Social Works organization with a $1 million check to benefit CPS.
Chance The Rapper Plans 'Big Announcement' For CPSThe Grammy-winning rapper didn’t offer any hints when he teased the announcement on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" last week.
CPS Expanding Access To AP And IB CoursesChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that six Chicago public high schools will be added to those helping students participate in advanced placement and international baccalaureate programs.
Aldermen Call For Claypool's Ouster, Accuse CPS Of Stiffing Special Needs KidsCalls for Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool to resign or be fired are growing louder, with some coming from city aldermen.
Barred From Working At CPS, 163 Former Staffers Find Jobs At Charter, Contract SchoolsA CPS spokesman said sharing “do not hire” information with charter and contract schools requires the consent of each individual on the list