CPS Leadership, Parents, Students To Rally For More Funding In SpringfieldThe rally comes just hours after the Illinois House approved Speaker Michael Madigan’s budget plan, which would add $700 million for public schools statewide, including $287 million in additional funding for CPS.
School Superintendents Ask Rauner To Back Change In Funding FormulaSuburban and downstate school superintendents are among those urging the governor to support legislation that would change the way education funds are distributed in Illinois, and the Rauner Administration is responding.
Emanuel Shoots Down Teachers Union's Tax Plan To Fund SchoolsMayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool on Thursday rejected a laundry list of new and increased taxes the Chicago Teachers Union had suggested to boost funding for the cash-strapped school district.
Claypool Denounces Latest School Funding Proposal From Springfield Chicago Schools CEO Forrest Claypool Tuesday denounced the latest statewide school funding proposal, saying it is a conscious effort to bankrupt the Chicago Public Schools.
Chicago Public Schools Files Complaint Against Teachers Union Over 'Illegal' StrikeCPS CEO Forrest Claypool says he wants a state panel to block the Chicago Teachers Union from striking again, and he wants the CTU to pay for costs incurred Friday when teachers walked.
Chicago Public Schools Making Arrangements For Students When Teachers WalkForrest Claypool, the CEO of CPS, says the system will have at least 250 sites open next week where students can go.
Claypool Not Ruling Out Civil Rights Lawsuit Against State Over School FundingChicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool took issue with Governor Rauner's statement on school funding.
Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest CPS Budget CutsAbout 200 students walked out of a North Side high school on Friday, to protest the financial crisis the Chicago Public Schools system is facing.
Rauner: City Hall 'Looking To Blame Others' For CPS WoesGov. Bruce Rauner rejected suggestions he’s trying to sabotage the Chicago Public Schools’ attempt to sell bonds to keep the system solvent, by repeatedly pushing for a state takeover of the district.
After CTU Rejects Contract Offer, CPS Warns Of LayoffsA day after the Chicago Teachers Union turned down a four-year contract offer from the Chicago Public Schools, CEO Forrest Claypool warned the union it will be moving forward with a plan for layoffs.
CTU Bargaining Team Rejects Contract Offer From CPSA bargaining team for the Chicago Teachers Union unanimously rejected a contract offer from Chicago Public Schools Monday afternoon.
CTU Bargaining Team To Vote On "Serious Offer" From CPSA vote on Monday could pave the way for a new contract for Chicago teachers. Members of the Chicago Teachers Union bargaining team were set to vote on the latest offer from the Chicago Public Schools.