Mayor Rahm Emanuel has sought to counter a perception his administration stifles dissent from school principals, saying he and Chicago Public Schools administrators have an open-door policy.
Chicago Teachers Union officials fear the city could soon follow Philadelphia’s steps and send out thousands of layoff notices. On Friday, the Philadelphia School District notified more than 3,000 employees of layoffs.
Chicago Public Schools will move to a per-pupil funding model next year, intended to give principals more flexibility in determining how they spend their school’s dollars — while bringing all schools, including charters, onto the same funding formula.
Thirty one principals in the Chicago public schools are sending a message to teachers union president Karen Lewis today.
The Chicago Teachers Union and the Chicago School Board may be at loggerheads when it comes to a new contract, but in schools where classes have already begun, it’s all business.
A dozen principals and assistant principals have been removed for allegedly scheming to obtain free or reduced-price school lunches for their own children.
Principals in the Chicago Public Schools are in line to get $130 million to help pay for next year’s longer school days.
The head of the Chicago Public Schools says officials will replace a substantial number of principals, in an effort to help address the problem of poor performance in the most impoverished areas of the city.
Chicago Public Schools officials are outlining the standards they will use when they decide which school principals and other will receive raises based on their job performance.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has unveiled $5 million fund to provide merit pay for Chicago Public School principals, but there are some expressing doubts and concerns.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday is unveiling a $5 million fund for merit pay for Chicago Public School principals.
Top school administrators were told Thursday that they will not be getting their scheduled raise for 2011-12.
Principals are paid handsomely at the Chicago Public Schools, according to new data.