About two dozen parents and students staged a sit-in Friday in Chicago’s Auburn-Gresham neighborhood in hopes of saving Walter Gresham Elementary School.
Members of the community group Chicago Light Brigade say Gale Math and Science Academy is facing a $310,000 funding cut, even though paint is peeling from ceilings and walls and the fire alarm system doesn’t work properly.
CPS is investigating Benito Juarez High School over questions surrounding attendance numbers and grading policy at the school. The investigation comes six months after the Pilsen school was taken off of probation.
Some Near North Side residents don’t want park land to be absorbed by Mayor Emanuel’s proposal. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talks with five of the grateful scholarship recipients.
Mayor Emanuel says new research from the University of Chicago
is evidence that the city’s school system has gone from the worst in the nation to the biggest turnaround story.
Parents, teachers and union leaders asked Chicago Public Schools hearing officers not to recommend three schools for the “turnaround” process.
A 15-year-old boy was allegedly caught with a loaded gun at a South Side “Safe Passage” elementary Chicago Public school after the principal found out two students had been taking pictures with the weapon in the bathroom, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
William Noble, a sixth-grader at Lavizzo Elementary School, didn’t have to go far for a physical exam — just a few steps outside. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
Less than a year after CPS closed dozens of schools and laid off thousands of employees, it’s getting ready to spend millions on an office move.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett on Friday announced recommendations to turnaround three low-performing elementary schools — two on the West Side and one on the South Side, the Sun-Times is reporting.
The incident allegedly occurred earlier this week, during a classroom disruption. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
A Chicago Public Schools investigation into Curie Metropolitan High School has revealed that seven basketball players were ineligible since the beginning of the basketball season.
Next week starts ISAT testing and a parents’ group is calling for a boycott.
Wells High School students held a peer review panel for visitors to watch as the Chicago school system signals a change in disciplinary policy.
Fifty shuttered Chicago Public Schools should either be shifted to other government agencies or school uses, competitively bid to community groups and developers or demolished, a mayoral commission proposed Friday, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Chicago Public Schools officials are monitoring weather conditions and will determine Sunday whether schools will be closed Monday because of subzero temperatures that are forecast, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union and others are holding an overnight vigil outside CPS headquarters ahead of Wednesdays’s Chicago Board of Education meeting at which it will consider 17 new charter schools.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine asks city officials why they back-tracked on earlier plans to keep schools open during this week’s subzero temperatures.
The Chicago Teachers’ Union is demanding that CPS close all schools due to the extreme cold that is forecast for Monday.