Alderman Repeats Use Of Racial Slur To Slam Removal Of Principal Who Blasted EmanuelA Chicago alderman is not backing down from his use of the N-word in criticizing the ouster of a popular elementary school principal who is an outspoken critic of Rahm Emanuel; in fact, he’s doubling down on his profane denunciation of the mayor.
If Teachers Strike, Chicago Public Schools Will Drop Final ExamsSome students are upset about the possibility they may not be able to take final exams. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
City To Begin Testing For Lead In Drinking Water At Schools, HomesUnder a new program announced by the city, Chicago residents can all 311 to request a free water quality test at their home. The Chicago Public Schools also have begun testing for lead in drinking water at 28 schools this week.
Parents Outraged After Removal Of Popular PrincipalParents at a North Side elementary school are upset after their popular principal was suddenly removed.
City Announces Comprehensive Trades Program At Dunbar Career Academy The Chicago Public Schools have announced that Dunbar Career Academy will establish the city's first comprehensive high school program for the construction trades, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
What Are The Main Sticking Points Between CPS, Teachers? The teacher strike threat looming in Chicago is a massive difference of opinion. So what's the truth and what's the real sticking point?
CPS' Recommended Contract 'Dead On Arrival,' Union SaysA Chicago teacher's contract proposal recommended by an independent fact-finder was immediately rejected by the union because "it was dead on arrival," the union's boss said Monday.
Chicago Teachers Union Rejects Fact Finder's Report, Can Go On Strike In 30 DaysThe Chicago Teachers Union says it has rejected a report by a neutral fact finder on Saturday, beginning a 30-day countdown to a possible strike.
School Teaching Students '7 Habits Of Highly Effective People'A Logan Square school that teaches students the "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" celebrated its academic success on Friday with a program called Leadership Day.
Claypool Denounces Latest School Funding Proposal From Springfield Chicago Schools CEO Forrest Claypool Tuesday denounced the latest statewide school funding proposal, saying it is a conscious effort to bankrupt the Chicago Public Schools.
Player In CPS Contract Scandal Pleads GuiltyAnother defendant in the SUPES scandal that ousted Chicago Public Schools’ former CEO has admitted his guilt Tuesday in the multimillion dollar kickback scheme that was captured in a long exchange of detailed emails.
Trial Date Set For Byrd-Bennett Co-DefendantFive months after former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett pleaded guilty for her role in a brazen kickback scheme, an October trial has been set for one of her two accomplices.

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