Report Finds More Than 30 Instances Of Sexual Misconduct, Other Disturbing Behavior By Teachers, Staffers At Chicago Public SchoolsAn investigation into last school year by the Chicago Public Schools inspector general found more than 30 instances of disturbing behavior by teachers and others who work in the schools.
CPS Watchdog Recommends More Than A Dozen Employees Be Fired For Lying About Living Outside ChicagoAll CPS employees are required to live in Chicago, unless they receive a waiver, and could be fired if they lie about their address.
Former Whitney Young Swim Coach Andy Parro Pocketed $30,000 In Illicit Deals To Rent High School's Pool, Watchdog FindsFrom April 2013 through September 2016, Whitney Young swim coach Andy Parro collected at least $29,604 from three outside groups through "off-the books agreements" and kept the money for himself, according to the latest annual report from Chicago Public Schools Inspector General Nicholas Schuler.
CPS Investigators Opened Over 450 Cases Of Sexual Misconduct In Last School YearA new unit created to investigate sexual misconduct at Chicago Public Schools opened 458 cases in the last school year, including nearly three dozen cases in which the conduct was substantiated, according to the CPS Insector General.
Former Chicago Public Schools JROTC Instructor Charged With Sexually Assaulting StudentBrian Travis, of Saint John, Indiana, has been charged with one felony count of criminal sexual assault, and one misdemeanor count of simple assault.
Despite Repeated Reports Of Violent Behavior, CPS Failed To Remove Dean Now Accused Of Choking Student, Suit ClaimsChicago Public School administrators had seven opportunities to take a dean accused of violent behavior out of his South Side school.
CPS To Recommend Closing 2 Charter Schools, Including Chicago Virtual Charter SchoolTwo charter schools could soon see their doors closing for good – including one at which CBS 2 has been investigating questionable spending.
Troubled Chicago Virtual Charter School Expected To Close At End Of School YearA troubled school where we uncovered questionable spending and missing curriculum is expected to closing at the end of the school year.
CPS Moving To Close HOPE High School In Englewood, Which Already Has No StudentsIt might seem redundant, but the Chicago Public Schools on Wednesday announced it was moving to close a school that already has no students.
Many CPS Teachers Miss Class On First Of Five Make-Up Days; 'If The Teachers Show Up, They Show Up'The Chicago Teachers Union and the city agreed to make up five school days after 11 days were missed due to the strike.
How Are CPS Teachers Getting Post-Strike Makeup Days Off?First, the Chicago Teachers Union demanded more makeup days for time spent on the picket line – and they got some of them, exactly as they wanted. But it turns out teachers won’t be at work anyway on many of those days.
Chicago Teachers Union Votes To Accept Tentative AgreementThe Chicago Teachers Union voted to accept its tentative contract with the city, the union announced late Friday.
Teachers Union To Vote On Tentative Agreement With Chicago Public SchoolsIt’s a big day for Chicago Public School teachers, as voting begins Thurday to ratify their tentative contract.
IHSA Drops Appeal Of Ruling That Allowed CPS Cross-Country Runners To AdvanceThe Illinois High School Association has dropped its appeal against Chicago Public Schools athletes.
With Appellate Hearing Delayed, CPS Runners Will Participate In State Cross-Country ChampionshipsThere were big smiles from cross-country runners Thursday night, after finding out that she and some of her fellow students will be allowed to compete in the IHSA Cross-Country State Championship this weekend.