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.
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.