Chicago School Watchdog On Federal Indictment: Told You SoWendy Katten is hoping the indictment of Barbara Bryd-Bennett prompts school board members to listen to parents when they raise concerns about an issue.
Suit: Chicago Public Schools Bungled Contract For Special-Needs NursesThe first day of school is supposed to be full of wonder and excitement for students. But for many special needs kids, it was anything but. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
CPS Says It Had Record Attendance On First DayChicago Public Schools announced that it has record attendance numbers on the first day of school on Tuesday.
Amid Controversy, CPS Announces Reopening Plan For Dyett High SchoolProtesters have said Dyett was the only open-enrollment high school for the nearby Kenwood, Oakland, and Bronzeville neighborhoods.
CPS Hotline Tackles Parents' Questions As Students Head Back To School
Third Agency Rates CPS Bonds As 'Junk'The move by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services followed similarly grim statements issued recently by the other two major agencies, Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investors Services, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
CPS Budget Plan Includes Nearly 500 Teacher LayoffsThe Chicago Public Schools were sending out layoff notices to nearly 500 teachers, as district officials outlined the district’s budget plan for next school year.
CPS Backs Off New Start Times For Some SchoolsChicago Public School officials have backed off from some of their plans to stagger start times at dozens of schools.
Rauner Says He'll Help Chicago Schools, Wants Assistance Pressuring Speaker MadiganThe Republican governor accused House Speaker Michael Madigan of refusing to bargain in good faith and called on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other Democratic lawmakers to pressure the him.
Sources: Forrest Claypool To Be New CPS ChiefSources tell CBS 2 Forrest Claypool will be the new chief executive officer of CPS.
Charter School's Freebie Offers -- Dinners, Other Giveaways -- Draws CriticismCritics say prospective parents should be studying a school's academics. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Talks Break Down For New Chicago Teachers ContractThe major disagreement is over non-economic issues, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.