The Maine Township High School District 207 school board has voted to fire the school’s soccer coach, who has been accused of allowing criminal hazing activities, including the sodomizing of players.
Teachers and school board members of Geneva Unit School District 304 negotiated into the night Sunday in hopes of avoiding a strike in the far west suburban system.
School Board President Annette Johnson has said her panel was erroneously advised by an assistant superintendent that the transgender policy was necessary to meet changes in the Illinois school code.
Chicago Public Schools officials and teachers continued contract negotiations Sunday morning, in talks union officials described as “intense,” with a midnight deadline looming for a teachers’ strike.
The Lake Forest District 67 school board Tuesday night hired a former federal prosecutor to undertake an independent review of the way the board handled sexual harassment accusations made in 2009.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports on the “mayoral report card,” including areas where Emanuel feels improvement is needed.
Members of the Chicago Public School Board Wednesday approved the appointment of Jean-Claude Brizard as the new CEO.
The southwest suburban Mokena School District 159 board elected new officers at a special meeting last week, but the district’s old problems cropped up, too.
Despite public outrage and calls for his resignation, a west suburban school board president tied to a drug dealer and a motorcycle gang member, refused to step down on Wednesday night.
Teachers and staff at Oak Lawn Community High School have voted to take smaller pay raises the next couple years, rather than face cutting staff by about 20 percent.
A renewed call has been issued for a school board that would be elected in Chicago instead of appointed by the mayor.
A man who was arrested in Aurora is accused of misappropriating more than $9,000 in funds belonging to the Chicago Public Schools Board, police said.
A west suburban school board is considering a plan to make student costs for textbooks more reasonable. Newsradio 780′s Bernie Tafoya reports that textbook purchases fluctuate from $100 to $500 per student in Glenbard District […]
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