The City Thanks Chicago's Safe Passage Program For No Major IncidentsHundreds of workers in Chicago's Safe Passage Program gathered at McCormick Place to get a personal thank you from the city's school's chief, police superintendent and the Mayor.
Chicago Teachers Union Votes "No Confidence" In CPS Boss ClaypoolBy a 99-1 margin, the Chicago Teachers Union has voted a symbolic “no confidence” in Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool.
CPS Leaders, Families To Lobby State Lawmakers For More FundingCPS leaders and families will participate in a rally at the Illinois State Capitol to push for equal state funding for public schools.
Judge To Rule April 28 On CPS Discrimination Lawsuit Against StateThe Chicago Board of Education and a group of CPS parents sued the state, seeking to declare its funding systems discriminatory and illegal.
Claypool Hurls More Insults At Gov. Rauner Over School Budget MessEarlier this week, the CPS boss sent a letter to parents blaming the Republican for the Chicago schools spending freeze.
Chairman Of Chicago Republican Party Files Ethics Complains Against CPSThe head of the Chicago Republican Party has filed a complaint with the inspector general of Chicago Public Schools - after the Schools CEO Forrest Claypool sent a letter to parents criticizing Illinois' Republican governor.
Chicago Schools Chief Blames Gov. Rauner's 'Trump Tactics' For Budget FreezeThe cuts come as CPS copes with a $215 million budget gap it blames on Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Everyone Wins, Everyone Loses In CTU-CPS Tentative AgreementIt took 18 months for all three players to reach a tentative agreement, and according to labor expert Bob Bruno, everyone walks away with a win and a loss.
CPS Students Set New ACT Score RecordMayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools announced Monday that students acheived a record high average ACT score.
Potential Teachers' Strike Looms Over Start Of Classes For CPSChicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis juggled optimism and pessimism on the first day of classes for Chicago Public Schools, as she talked about the chances for a teachers’ strike later this year.
Chicago School Board Approves $5.4B CPS BudgetThe Chicago Board of Education voted unanimously today to approve a controversial $5.4 billion budget for the Chicago Public Schools, including a property tax hike to fund teacher pensions.
CPS Tells Principals No Layoffs, No Major CutsCPS Chief Executive Officer Forrest Claypool said there will be some efficiencies, but he can’t say exactly how a big budget gap will be closed.