George Washington Elementary Parents: The School Is Making Their Kids SickSimply put, the school, they insist, is falling apart. And pleas to the Chicago Board of Education, they said, are not adequately answered.
School Board To Vote On $1 Billion Capital Construction PlanSome parents of Chicago Public Schools students want to know why some schools are getting millions of dollars for repairs and improvements, but others are getting nothing.
School Board To Vote On Englewood High School Consolidation PlanMembers of the Chicago Teachers Union have said the entire plan should be scrapped.
CPS Public Meeting On Englewood Schools Turns Into Rowdy Shouting MatchA two-hour public meeting on the Chicago school board's plan to replace four high schools in Englewood with one new $85-million school degenerated at times into a shouting match.
Barred From Working At CPS, 163 Former Staffers Find Jobs At Charter, Contract SchoolsA CPS spokesman said sharing “do not hire” information with charter and contract schools requires the consent of each individual on the list
Judge To Rule April 28 On CPS Discrimination Lawsuit Against StateThe Chicago Board of Education and a group of CPS parents sued the state, seeking to declare its funding systems discriminatory and illegal.
Judge To Hear Arguments On CPS Lawsuit Over State Education FundingThe district has noted CPS has 20 percent of the state's public school students, but receives only 15 percent of state education dollars.
CPS Latino Advisory Committee Resigns Over School Budget CutsCPS Latino Advisory Committee chairman Jose Rico said his committee’s recommendations have fallen on deaf ears at the board, and that schools with mostly Latino students have the least amount of money spent on them.
Federal Judge Tosses Pat Quinn’s Lawsuit Over Elected School BoardChicago Public Schools is the only district of the state’s 859 to have a board chosen by the mayor rather than voters.
Chicago Board Of Education Suing State Over Public School FundingNearly a year after threatening to sue the state of Illinois over its system for funding public schools, the Chicago Board of Education has announced plans to file a civil rights lawsuit.
School Board To Vote On Revised CPS Budget, Even With $215M HoleDespite a massive budget hole and no apparent way to fill it, the Chicago Board of Education was set to vote Wednesday on an operating budget for the Chicago Public Schools for the current school year.
CPS Teachers To Begin Two-Day Vote On Tentative ContractTeachers would get no raises in the first two years, but would get 4.5 percent cost-of-living increases beginning in 2018. They also would get more prep time.