Brothers File Lawsuit After Proviso West Cafeteria Monitor Charged With Sexually Assaulting StudentsTwo brothers, both students at a west suburban high school, have filed a lawsuit against the district and board of education, alleging they were both molested by a cafeteria monitor who has since been charged with the crime.
Some Chicago Schools On Closure List Could Be SparedSchool board members who will make the final decision were still out visiting schools on the Chicago Public School “hit list,” and not all are convinced that all of them should be closed.
Mayor Makes Board of Education, Chicago Housing Authority AppointmentsMayor Rahm Emanuel on Sunday made an appointment to the Chicago Board of Education and a nomination to the Chicago Housing Authority board.
Board Of Ed Urges Charter Schools To Lengthen DayThe Chicago Board of Education is looking to sweeten the deal for charter schools if they adopt a longer school day.
Governor Pushing For Merger Of School DistrictsGov. Pat Quinn has proposed a plan to merge the state's current 868 school districts into no more than 300, a move aimed at saving $100 million.
Taxpayers Might Have To Pay State Rep's BillsTaxpayers could be left footing the bill in a costly legal battle involving a Chicago state representative.
Teachers Union: Voters Should Pick School BoardThe head of the Chicago Teachers Union says voters – and not the mayor – should decide who runs the school district.
CPS Predicts $700M Deficit For Next YearTwo months into the school year, Chicago Board of Education officials Tuesday were already estimating next school year's deficit at $700 million.
Report: Illinois Schools Falling ShortThe annual report card for Illinois schools is due out Friday, and the state Board of Education says hundreds of public schools are falling short of the ever-higher standards set by the federal No Child Left Behind law.