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.
The high school failed health inspections in 2013 and 2014. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Officials at Chicago Public Schools aren’t promising a new roof but say contractors will be at the school Monday to make any repairs.
It had been a physical game between two intense rivals Wednesday night, as North Lawndale beat Marshall in the 3A sectional playoff. When the two teams lined up to shake hands, they began exchanging heated words, and soon players were throwing punches.
Sources say the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Inspector General is looking into how Benito Juarez Community Academy High School uses “benchmark recovery” — a grading system that is supposed to help failing students meet standards. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
Our kids are about to lose two weeks of class time to prepare for and take a test that will have little to no benefits. Needless to say, a lot of people are angry…
Mayor Emanuel is defending the decision by Chicago Public School officials to back down on their resistance to the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The Chicago Public School system is buckling to economic pressure and now plans to give a controversial standardized test system-wide, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.
There is a new standardized test coming to Illinois schools on March 9, but some parents don’t want their kids to take it. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Chicago Public Schools has cancelled classes Thursday due to the expected frigid temperatures.
Aaron Williams-Banks lists on his LinkedIn that he has worked as a math tutor in the Chicago Public Schools district since March 2014.
Even though there is improvement, some schools are still not making the grade. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
CPS buildings will remain open and accept students who still arrive at schools. Libraries and park district buildings will be open Monday, too, officials said.
A mother and daughter upset that their teenage relative was disciplined at a South Side elementary school are charged with allegedly beating and stabbing two Chicago Public Schools employees and a teen boy at the school.
(CBS) — Chicago Public Schools will be open Friday, following two days off days because of harsh winter weather. The CPS system announced Thursday evening that classes will resume tomorrow morning. Classes will resume for all […]
CHICAGO (CBS) — With many Chicago area schools closed today due to frigid temperatures, parents and caregivers may find themselves searching for safe and fun activities for their kids. Here are a few local options that offer children and grownups a […]