Principals Removed At Senn High School, Marine Leadership AcademyTwo Chicago high schools will start the new school year without their principals, who have been removed by the Chicago Public Schools, amid separate investigations by the district’s inspector general.
Justice Department: Pregnant Teachers Illegally Fired At Scammon ElementaryPregnant teachers at a Northwest Side elementary school were fired in violation of the law when they announced their pregnancies, the U.S. Justice Department alleges in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
CPS Principal: Data Shows Neighborhood Schools Outperform ChartersAn influential Chicago Public Schools principal has said the district’s own figures show much of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s education reform plan isn’t working.
Principal To Leave School Rocked By Claims Of Anti-Semitic BullyingParents criticized Ogden International's administration earlier this year amid reports of bullying directed at Jewish students.
Ravenswood Principal Resigns Amid 'Stress, Turmoil' At CPSRavenswood Elementary is closed for the summer, but when it opens this fall the principal who has headed the school for the last five years will be gone. Heather Connolly quit Thursday.
Principal Apologizes After Shaming Girls For Length Of ShortsParents 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.
Principal Camps Out On Roof After Students Meet Reading GoalsHawthorne Scholastic Academy Principal Nate Pietrini asked all teachers at Hawthorne to set a reading goal for their class in an effort to increase the amount of time kids spent reading.
Lincoln Park H.S. Students Walk Out To Protest Teacher FiringsA few hundred students staged a walkout Friday morning at Lincoln Park High School -- one of the state's top schools -- to protest the firings of several teachers, as the school prepares to expand a rigorous program.
Parents Meet With Principal After Teen Arrested For Gun At SchoolParents were attending a meeting at John Marsh Elementary School on Friday, after complaining that they weren’t officially notified about a teen’s arrest for bringing a gun to school until after they’d read about it on Facebook.
Students Stage Sit-In To Demand New PrincipalAbout 500 students at King College Prep High School in the North Kenwood neighborhood staged a sit-in on Thursday, demanding the new principal; and an end to new rules that limit their access to the school, its labs, tutors, and teachers after normal school hours.
Shorewood Principal Accused Of Bullying StudentsIt’s a disturbing allegation of bullying in a suburban school. The person accused of doing the bullying is not a student, it's the principal of the school.
New Tension At St. Margaret Of Scotland As School Principal Steps DownAmid the upheaval of their longtime pastor being forced to move out of the rectory as a new pastor takes over, parishioners of a Catholic church on the Southwest Side were facing a new challenge on Tuesday – the parish’s school principal just quit.