Chicago Public Schools
CPS officials tried to block the proposal, saying it would cost the district more than $60 million a year.
The 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.
Less than a year after CPS closed dozens of schools and laid off thousands of employees, it’s getting ready to spend millions on an office move.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett on Friday announced recommendations to turnaround three low-performing elementary schools — two on the West Side and one on the South Side, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel defended a plan to make condoms available at 24 high schools starting next school year, expanding an effort to reduce teen pregnancy and prevent the spread of sexually-transmitted diseases among youths.
Some Republican lawmakers have renewed an effort to end one of the state funding sources for the Chicago Public Schools, so districts outside the city can get more money.
Curie doesn’t have any wins right now, but it has a chance to win state still.
Students at Chicago Public Schools begin taking the ISAT exam this week, but many teachers are refusing to administer the test, and many parents say they won’t let their kids take part.
A video posted on You Tube apparently shows a consultant running a professional development seminar and treating Chicago Public School teachers like kindergartners.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett has threatened to seek to remove the state certification of teachers who refuse to administer next week’s Illinois Standards Achievement Test, after many teachers planned a boycott.
Teachers at a Little Village school are joining a growing effort to boycott the upcoming Illinois Standards Achievement Test, saying students are over-tested, and the ISAT is no longer of any use to the children who take it.
After two days off for the extreme cold, classes will resume Wednesday for all Chicago Public Schools.
The youth violence that has too often drawn a national spotlight on Chicago has taken a significant dip, a new analysis shows.
After nearly 33 hours of temperatures below zero, Chicago got a (very) small measure of relief Tuesday afternoon, when the mercury inched back above zero.
For the second day in a row, Chicago Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday due to the extreme cold. The closure includes CPS sports and after-school programs.
A math tutoring program launched at Harper High School in the Englewood neighborhood last year ix being expanded to 21 public schools.
Temperatures more suited for the North Pole are returning to the Chicago area, and will leave the region in a deep freeze for the next 2 ½ days, similar to the arctic blast we endured three weeks ago.
More than two dozen protesters camped out in front of Chicago Public Schools headquarters overnight, ahead of a school board meeting to weigh plans for 17 new charter schools.
Sorry kids, winter break is over. It’s back to class for hundreds thousands of students at public and private schools throughout the area – including the Chicago Public Schools.
After closing schools for only the third time in 15 years, Chicago Public Schools will reopen on Wednesday.