CPS Dad Pens Sarcastic Absence Excuse Letter for Child
Dozens Of Aldermen Backing Resolution To Use Surplus TIF Funds To Help CPSDozens of aldermen say they want the city to use more than a billion dollars in so-called TIF development funds to help bail out the Chicago Public Schools, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Aldermen Divided On Steering TIF Dollars Away From Community Projects To Held Fund CPSCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker has dilemma they're facing.
Latest CPS Offer Gets Frosty Reception From CTUThe teachers union is taking a dim view, but the head of the Chicago Public Schools is talking about a new contract offer in hopes of heading off a strike threat, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
CPS Principals Joining Budget DiscussionThey’ve gone public with a letter to state and local politicians to find the $480 million needed to fund public schools and avoid mid-year budget cuts. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Chicago Teachers Rally For New ContractCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports from Grant Park.
Claypool Says CPS Ready To Make Budget Cuts If Springfield Increases FundingChicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool says his administration is ready to make more budget cuts if Springfield ups the ante on funding for the City’s school system, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Most Chicago Teachers Would Strike, Vote IndicatesSome 97 percent of members voting — with 95 percent participation among the 27,000 CTU members casting ballots in the mock vote last Thursday — said to strike, the Chicago-Sun Times is reporting.
Woman Files Federal Lawsuit Claiming CPS Teacher Hit Her Son Because He's BlackA woman alleges in a federal lawsuit that a white Chicago Public Schools teacher hit her son because he’s black, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
CTU Promising Strike Vote If CPS Lays Off TeachersThe Chicago Teachers Union is charging that public school students are being held hostage by the continuing budget battle in Springfield.
2 Investigators: Student Athletes Say They're Benched Or Cut If They Don't 'Pay To Play'Pay fees at a private athletic club or get benched at public schools. That's the scenario some Chicago student athletes say they are facing. CBS 2's Dave Savini investigates.
After CO Leak Sickened Kids, Chicago School ReopensEngineers worked all weekend to install new carbon monoxide detectors at Prussing school so students could return to class on Monday