Local School Council
Members of Local School Councils from around the city have called on local leaders to stop pointing fingers in regard to the Chicago Public Schools’ budget situation, and find a way to reverse the budget cuts affecting neighborhood schools.
The vice president of the Chicago Board of Education said Thursday that Chicago Public Schools does not condone anti-Semitism. It was the first time a Chicago schools official has used that term to describe an ugly incident at Ogden International School.
An Illinois state representative who once proposed merit pay for local school council members was among the 6,000 people recently elected to LSCs in Chicago.
It’s election day in Chicago Monday. Not for mayor or alderman, but for a group of lesser-known people who can have a big impact on how public schools are run.
Decatur Classical Elementary School’s local school council is recommending that CPS remove Principal Susan Kukielka
Parents at one of the highest ranked elementary schools in the state are upset that their principal shamed some students over the length of their shorts.
Claiming the move to close 49 elementary schools won’t save any money, opponents of the Emanuel administration’s plans protested outside CPS headquarters on Monday, asking state leaders to step in.
It’s the robo call one candidate calls character assassination.
Local School Council elections begin Wednesday, and many schools are suffering from a lack of interested candidates.