CTU To Vote On Merging With Charter School UnionMembers of the Chicago Teacher’s Union are voting today on a plan to merge their union with a union representing charter school teachers.
Study Says Chicago Charter School Students Trail CPS Counterparts A new report claims to show that Chicago charter schools are lagging behind their traditional public counterparts, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Charter School Parents, Students To Lobby State LawmakersCharter school advocates said at least 12 pieces of proposed legislation in Springfield would harm charter schools if approved.
Chicago Board Of Ed Approves Seven New Charter SchoolsMore than two dozen protesters camped out in front of Chicago Public Schools headquarters overnight, ahead of a school board meeting to weigh plans for 17 new charter schools.
Some Parents Sending Kids To Charter Schools Due To Teachers' StrikePublic school parents frustrated by the length of the Chicago teachers' strike are looking for other educational options, and the city’s charter schools have reported a record number of calls.