Judge To Rule April 28 On CPS Discrimination Lawsuit Against StateThe Chicago Board of Education and a group of CPS parents sued the state, seeking to declare its funding systems discriminatory and illegal.
Aldermen Upset At Lack Of Contact From CPS As June 1 Closing NearsAn ordinance to send surplus TIF money to CPS whenever the district is in financial distress remained bottled up in committee.
Judge To Hear Arguments On CPS Lawsuit Over State Education FundingThe district has noted CPS has 20 percent of the state's public school students, but receives only 15 percent of state education dollars.
Teacher, Vocal CPS Critic Faces Firing, Calls Attempt A 'Witch Hunt'CPS has confirmed it is attempting to fire Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy teacher Sarah Chambers, who called the effort a "witch hunt."
Byrd-Bennett Wants 3 1/2 Years In Prison; Feds Seek More Than 7Former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett believes she deserves far less prison time for an audacious kickback scheme than the seven-plus years the government is seeking, asking the judge she’ll soon face for three and a half years tops.
Baffoe: Happy Morgan Park Championship Rings Story A Product Of Rauner, Emanuel AwfulnessKindness from outsiders was needed after those in power showed little care for kids.
Thomas Vranas Wants Probation For Role In CPS Bribery ScandalThomas Vranas asked a judge Thursday to sentence him to probation for his role in a bribery scandal.
Mayor Tight-Lipped About New Englewood High School, Possible ClosingsMayor Rahm Emanuel was trying to steer clear of any public discussion about the possibility of closing several high schools in Englewood.
CPS To Set New Graduation Requirement: Acceptance LetterUnder a new plan to prepare them for life after high school, Chicago Public Schools students would have to show an acceptance letter to a university, community college, apprenticeship, trade school, internship, or the armed services.
Emanuel: Trump's Slam Of Chicago Schools Is 'Fake News'Mayor Emanuel and local school officials were quick to respond to Trump's claims that the "numbers are very rough."
Chance The Rapper: Chicago Bulls To Donate $1 Million For CPSThe Chicago Bulls have joined forces with Chance the Rapper in support of Chicago Public Schools.
Parents And Aldermen Demand CPS To Avoid Early End To School Yeararents and some Chicago Aldermen are demanding that the city and public school officials do everything possible to avoid a threatened early end to the school year.