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.
- Man Charged With Videotaping Women In Hospital WashroomA poorly secured cell phone in a west suburban hospital washroom that a man had allegedly set up to secretly videotape women in the toilet area was discovered by a woman when the phone fell to the washroom floor on Friday. She alerted police, who then arrested and charged a 49-year-old Franklin Park man with unlawful videotaping.156
- Young Man Shot Outside Old Orchard Shopping CenterA young man was wounded in a shooting in north suburban Skokie Friday night, outside the Old Orchard Shopping Center.227
- 3 Dead, 8 Shot In Citywide ViolenceThree men were killed and at least eight other people were wounded in violence around the city since Friday night.161
- Orange Line Service Resumes After Train-Pedestrian IncidentCTA commuters were temporarily stymied on the Orange Line during the Friday rush hour after a train fatally struck a man on the tracks.401
- Illinois Senate Passes Medical Marijuana LegislationIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn must decide if he will sign a measure allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes after the state Senate approved legislation on Friday.1238
- Teen Fatally Stabbed In Fight Outside Suburban Grocery StoreRomeoville police say a 17-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man got into a fight in the parking lot outside the Jewel-Osco on Weber Road.432
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