Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation To Create Elected School Board For Chicago Public SchoolsIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Thursday signed legislation creating an elected school board for the Chicago Public Schools.
Chicago School Board To Discuss 2022 Budget Proposal Wednesday; Teachers Union Demands Redo To Help Students With TraumaThe Chicago School Board will be talking about the budget proposal in its meeting on Wednesday, and teachers will be picketing.
CPS To Require Masks For Everyone In School Buildings, Regardless Of Vaccination Status, When 2021-22 School Year BeginsThe Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that it will be requiring masks indoors for everyone when the 2021-22 school year begins on Aug. 30.
Dozens Of Chicago Public Schools To Vote On Whether To Keep Or Remove School Police OfficersThe argument has been going back and forth for months; should Chicago police officers be assigned to public school buildings in Chicago?
Chicago Public Schools Says 2022 Budget Proposal Focuses On Schools, Students In Greatest NeedThe Chicago Public Schools said its new 2022 budget proposal sends resources to the schools and students who need them most.
CPS Unveils $9.3 Billion Budget Plan For Upcoming School Year; More Than $1 Billion In Federal Aid To Help Return To In-Person ClassesThe district's budget proposal dedicates more than $1 billion in federal emergency relief funding to support a return to full-time in-person classes in the fall.
CPS Launching Three School-Based Vaccination Sites For Students And FamiliesThe three school-based vaccination sites are open weekly for CPS students and their families, ages 12 and up.
'I Leave Feeling Proud Of All We Accomplished Together:' Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson Issues Farewell Statement As She Steps DownChicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Dr. Janice Jackson issued a farewell message Wednesday as she steps down from her role at the end of the day.
CTU: Layoffs Will Hit Hardest Schools On South, West Sides"I can't understand why someone like me, who works extremely hard during the most difficult time for any educator, that there's no enough money to save my position."
As CPS Watchdog Investigates Dean's Homophobic Facebook Posts, Mayor Vows Review Of City's Social Media PolicyMayor Lori Lightfoot just promised to crack down on city employees and what they display on their personal platforms.
Illinois House Approves Plan To Create Elected School Board In ChicagoThe Illinois House of Representatives late Wednesday passed legislation that would create a fully elected school board in Chicago by 2027.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Names José Torres As Interim Chicago Public Schools CEO“Serving the incredible students, staff, and families of Chicago Public Schools at this critical time is an immense privilege, and I am grateful to be returning to the CPS family,” Torres said.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Asks Illinois House 'Why Not Wait?' To Vote On 'Deeply Flawed' Elected School Board Plan“Why not wait? If we know that the bill itself is deeply flawed, why are we rushing to ratify?” Lightfoot said.
CPS High School Dean Under Investigation For Homophobic Jokes On FacebookLast month, the dean of discipline for Steinmetz College Prep High School posed a question on Facebook: "Would u rather yo son be in a gang or be gay? Well let me rephrase it...would u rather your son get killed in the streets or in the sheets?"
Chicago Spelling Bee Champion Danielle Addo Competes In Scripps National Spelling Bee PreliminariesDanielle, an 8th grader from Amelia Earhart Elementary School, won the citywide spelling bee after 15 rounds of tough competition.