CPS Seeking Order To Stop 1-Day Teachers StrikeAttorneys for CPS filed a motion with the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board on Wednesday, seeking an injunction that would block any potential strike, saying the union’s previous one-day strike in 2016 was “illegal.”
Mayor Asks Teachers' Union To Back Off Possible One-Day StrikeNot surprisingly, the mayor said Chicago Public Schools students need more time in the classroom, not less, but the mayor did not lash out at the teachers’ union for suggesting a possible one-day strike on May 1.
Rauner Aide Seeks Chicago Schools' Support For Pension PlanIllinois Education Secretary Beth Purvis said Wednesday the plan would provide $215 million for retirement accounts administered by Chicago Public Schools.
Mayor Emanuel Doubts Governor Rauner's CPS Pension Relief ProposalMayor Emanuel is expressing doubts about Governor Rauner’s latest proposal for pension relief for the Chicago Public Schools.
Feds: Solomon Helped ‘Lay The Foundation’ For Byrd-Bennett To Head CPSFederal prosecutors say that the mastermind of the contracting scandal that ousted Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett helped “lay the foundation” for her to take power so she’d be positioned to steer them lucrative contracts.
Possible Mumps Case At Peirce Elementary; Outbreak At Barrington H.S.On the heels of a mumps outbreak at Barrington High School, officials at the Chicago Public Schools were monitoring a possible case of the highly infectious virus at an Andersonville elementary school.
Mayor Emanuel On Chance The Rapper's Criticism Of Gov. RaunerMayor Rahm Emanuel said he had nothing to do with Chance the Rapper's criticism of Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Emanuel Slams Rauner's CPS Funding Ideas: "Emperor Wears No Clothes"Mayor Rahm Emanuel has flatly rejected Gov. Bruce Rauner’s two most recent suggestions for ways to provide the Chicago Public Schools with $215 million in needed teacher pension relief, declaring "the emperor wears no clothes."
Chance The Rapper To Donate $1 Million To Chicago Public SchoolsChance the Rapper announced Monday afternoon he will donate $1 million to Chicago Public Schools.
Noble Charter School Staff Seek To UnionizeTeachers at the Noble Network of Charter School told their employer they intend to unionize at the city’s largest charter school network.
Chance "Flustered" After Getting "Vague Answers" From Governor On CPSAfter waiting more than two weeks to meet with the governor about funding for Chicago Public Schools, Chance the Rapper emerged from their sit-down Friday visibly frustrated with what he described as “a lot of vague answers.”
Chance The Rapper To Meet Gov. Rauner On Friday To Talk CPS FundingAfter their original plans to meet to discuss education funding fell through due to the tornadoes in central and southern Illinois, Chance the Rapper and Gov. Bruce Rauner have rescheduled and will now meet on Friday.