Dean Of Students Accused Of Attacking Student With Special NeedsChristopher Thomas, 39, appeared in court Wednesday afternoon.
Jewish Student's Locker Defaced With Swastika At Oscar Mayer Magnet SchoolA Jewish student at Oscar Mayer Magnet School found a Nazi swastika marked on their locker this week, along with “other derogatory symbols,” and school officials said it was just the latest in a string of troubling acts of bullying and cultural insensitivity.
Student With Down Syndrome, 7, Wanders Out Of Chicago School And Into Stranger's HomeA parent is outraged and wants answers from Chicago Public Schools officials after her 7-year old daughter--who has down syndrome-- escaped her school in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood Monday afternoon and walked into a stranger's home.
Fired CPS Employee Charged With Stealing Database Containing Files On 70,000 PeopleKristi Sims, 28, has been charged with one count of aggravated computer tampering, and four counts of identity theft.
Fired CPS Employee Steals Personal Data Of 70,000 People, Charged With Multiple FeloniesWhen Chicago Public Schools fired an employee recently, she left her job with more than just her final paycheck.
Man Shot And Killed On CPS Safe Passage RouteA 22-year-old man was shot and killed along a Chicago Public School's safe passage route on the Chicago's southeast side on Wednesday.
Mother Says Son With Special Needs Was Sexually Assaulted In CPS BathroomAs CPS faces a growing sex abuse scandal, a mother says her son with special needs was sexually assaulted in a school bathroom by a fellow student.
Federal Agency Withholds Some Chicago Public Schools FundingFederal officials are withholding millions of dollars in grant money from Chicago Public Schools following allegations that the district failed to protect students from sexual violence.
Report: School Resource Officers Need Better Training, ScreeningThe deputy inspector general for public safety is concerned about what he calls "a disconnect" between Chicago police and Chicago schools.
Hyde Park Academy To Get $40 Million In RenovationsChicago's Hyde Park Academy will be getting a multi-million dollar makeover.
Bells Ring For The First Day Of SchoolThere was a big breakfast for everyone and they got to listen to music provided by a DJ.
Many Substitute Teachers Fill CPS Classrooms, Hundreds Of CPS Employees Wait For Background ChecksMany regular teachers are not teaching students because their background checks have not yet been cleared.