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.
The 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.
Chicago Public School officials have backed off from some of their plans to stagger start times at dozens of schools.
The 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 tell CBS 2 Forrest Claypool will be the new chief executive officer of CPS.
Critics say prospective parents should be studying a school’s academics. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
The major disagreement is over non-economic issues, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
With a major payment deadline just over a week away, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Springfield has to help Chicago work out its public school budget problems, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
(STMW) — A 53-year-old CPS employee has been charged with criminal sexual abuse for allegedly touching a teenage boy he offered to drive home, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. On Feb. 15, the student was […]
It’s a switch from the usual battle cry. A group of parents and an alderman on the North Side are fighting to keep a school from opening its doors there next year.
Chicago Public Schools officials have contacted the families of 4,000 students – because of a data breach involving personal information on those students.
A World War II veteran who lives next door to the Ruben Salazar Bilingual Center told WBBM Newsradio earlier this week the school had kept a ragged flag flying at half-mast for the past five months.
Panels are apparently missing from a 1989 mural by famed artist Keith Haring and Chicago public students. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
Thursday, April 30, was the last day the cash-strapped and shaken school district could offer the extension permitted in the teachers’ current contract
Federal investigators looking into a $20 million no-bid Chicago Public Schools contract have requested records related to a nonprofit group tied to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Gov. Bruce Rauner and prominent business leaders.
Barbara Byrd-Bennett’s contract would have expired June 30, but she exercised an option to extend her contract for another year. Now, she’s taking leave while the feds investigate CPS.
Filling the void with be Jesse Ruiz, a member of the school board.
Chicago schools chief Barbara Byrd Bennett has a relationship with SUPES Academy and its founder, Gary Solomon, that goes back many years. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
Barbara Byrd Bennett’s salary from CPS hasn’t been her only source of income, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Chicago Public Schools is the target of a federal investigation, officials acknowledged on Wednesday.