Teacher, Vocal CPS Critic Faces Firing, Calls Attempt A 'Witch Hunt'CPS has confirmed it is attempting to fire Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy teacher Sarah Chambers, who called the effort a "witch hunt."
Saucedo Parents Stage Sit-In To Protest Co-Location With Spry High SchoolOutraged parents staged a sit-in overnight at a Little Village elementary school to protest a planned merger with a neighboring high school.
Hot Meals To Return To Little Village School Despite Infestation Of Mice, RoachesFor nearly two months, students at Maria Saucedo Elementary Scholastic Academy, 2850 W. 24th Blvd., have been eating cold lunches in their classrooms, after mice and roaches were discovered throughout the school’s kitchen facilities.
Teachers At Two Schools To Risk Disciplinary Action, Boycott ISATStudents at Chicago Public Schools begin taking the ISAT exam this week, but many teachers are refusing to administer the test, and many parents say they won’t let their kids take part.
Little Village Teachers, Parents To Boycott ISATTeachers at a Little Village school are joining a growing effort to boycott the upcoming Illinois Standards Achievement Test, saying students are over-tested, and the ISAT is no longer of any use to the children who take it.