Is CPS Planning To Repair Your Child's School? Find Out HereChicago has big plans for 300 schools across the city next year.
Boy Who Attempted Suicide, After What Mom Said Was Chronic Bullying, Leaves HospitalThere was hope Wednesday night because Jamari Black was going home – after the young Chicago Public Schools student was allegedly bullied into a suicide attempt.
Charity Fills Backpacks With Supplies For CPS Students In NeedA local charity is helping to ease the hardships some kids face as they prepare to head back to school.
Chicago Public Schools Spending Millions On Pay For Suspended EmployeesThe district is currently shelling out more than $200,000 a week to pay employees who have been placed on leave.
Mayor Lightfoot, Schools CEO Jackson Announce Plan To Invest In Student NeedsMayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Janice Jackson announced plans Tuesday for a series of investments in city schools intended to better meet student needs.
Parents Urge Prosecutors Not To Show Leniency To Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault Of 14-Year-Old GirlJason Gil, 42, was charged with seven felony counts in February; including criminal sexual assault, solicitation of child pornography, aggravated criminal sexual abuse, possession of child pornography, solicitation to meet a child, and grooming.
Neighbor Sees Dumpster Full Of Books: 'It's Very Sad'"Just thinking the impact it could have made on someone reading those, and it's just left in the dumpster. It's very sad."
Chicago Virtual Charter School CEO On Paid Leave As CPS Watchdog Investigates Questionable SpendingThe CEO of Chicago Virtual Charter School is in deep trouble, and others could be too, amid investigation into questionable spending.
Sister Act: Impressive Twins Naomi And Nannette Beckley Are Bound For Ivy LeagueAfter lots of hard work, it’s a double celebration for the Beckley family in Pullman, as twin sisters Naomi and Nannette were accepted to Ivy League universities.
Families Who Say CPS Didn't Stop Bullying, Abuse Of Special Needs Students To Protest At Federal Building TuesdayParents of elementary-aged special needs students who have been strangled, beaten and dragged at the hands of their teachers are speaking out about what they say is really going on in some Chicago Public Schools classrooms.
Chicago Gets $300K Boost In Grants For Youth ApprenticeshipsOfficials say Chicago has received $300,000 in grant money to help expand apprenticeships for young people.
Mayor Lightfoot Names Former City Clerk Miguel del Valle To Lead New Chicago School BoardMayor Lori Lightfoot has named former City Clerk Miguel del Valle to head up the Chicago Board of Education, and also has appointed six other new members of the school board.
Chicago Public Schools Sends Out Layoff NotificationsChicago Public Schools officials have started notifying hundreds of teachers and support staffers that they will be laid off at the end of the school year but that most of them will eventually be re-hired.
Parent Of Suicidal Student Says CPS Isn't Doing Enough To Stop BullyingA seventh grader bullied so badly, she thought about suicide. Her mother said CPS isn't taking her cries for help seriously.
Parents May Have To Pay For Pre-K In Lincoln Park"I think this school is lacking diversity. I hope the plan they're putting in place will increase diversity."