Family Says New Video Proves Fiske Elementary Principal Lied About Kicking 9-Year-Old Boy Out Into The ColdFormer Fiske Principal Cynthia Miller told police the boy “bust through us and went out the door” after threatening to punch and kick her.
IHSA Challenges Ruling That Allowed CPS Cross-Country Runners To Advance Despite Recent Teachers' StrikeDays after Chicago Public Schools cross-country runners competed in this weekend’s Illinois state sectionals, the Illinois High School Association has filed an appeal – challenging a judge’s earlier ruling that allowed them to participate.
Chicago Teachers Union To Vote Next Week On Tentative Contract Agreement With Chicago Public SchoolsThe Chicago Teachers Union said teachers will vote on the contract on Nov. 14 and 15.
CPS Cross-Country Runners Headed To Sectionals Saturday After Judge Rules In Their FavorIt’s the goal of all athletes to make it to the postseason – but that dream was in jeopardy for hundreds of students in the Chicago Public Schools thanks to the teachers’ strike. But on Saturday, that had all changed and the finish line was in sight.
School's Back In Session For CPS Students, TeachersSchool's back in session Friday morning for Chicago Public School teachers and students.
CPS To Make Up 5 Days Lost To Teachers' Strike; School Resumes Friday“Classes will resume tomorrow,” Lightfoot said at City Hall. “The teachers will be back in class, the students will be back in class tomorrow.”
Now That Teachers' Strike Has Ended, CPS Football Teams Can Play In State PlayoffsWith the city's teachers' strike over, Chicago Public Schools football teams now will be able to compete in the state playoffs this weekend.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Willing To Compromise On CPS Makeup Days For Strike, But Won't Agree To Teachers Union's 'Take It Or Leave It Demand'"They have basically issued a take it or leave it demand. They get 11 days back or the strike continues. That’s simply a non-starter," Lightfoot said
Chicago Public Schools Allow Football Teams To Practice During Teachers' StrikeIn order to resume practices, CPS teams must have at least one non-union coach or representative who meets IHSA certifications.
School Out For 11th Day Thursday; Tentative Agreement Reached, But Teachers Refuse To Return To Work Without Makeup DaysThe Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday night said it had a tentative agreement, but will not be returning to work until Mayor Lori Lightfoot agrees to make up the 10 days they missed.
Former Teacher Says CPS Knew Of Ex-Dean's History Of Violence Before He Was Accused Of Choking Special Needs Student Until He Passed OutA former coworker is speaking out only to CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey, saying he reported Christopher Thomas’ violent behavior to the Chicago Public Schools years ago, but nothing was done.