Amid Critical CPS School Bus Driver Shortage, One Company Uses Halloween Event As Recruiting ToolThere was relief this week from Chicago Public Schools’ busing vendors, as the district relaxed a vaccine mandate that many feared would worsen a driver shortage that is already causing major problems. But vendors are still just as desperate for drivers.
Chicago Father Building Communication While Mentoring CPS StudentsOne Chicago father is doing more than just worrying about violence targeting kids. he's doing something about it. and he has a message for other dads.
Chicago Public Schools To Reduce Quarantine To 10 Days For Close Contacts Of Those Who Test Positive For COVID-19Chicago Public Schools will release new quarantine procedures after Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the district has an issue with over-quarantining.
Chicago Public Schools Set To Roll Out New COVID-19 Testing Plan For Students, StaffThe Chicago Public Schools are set to unveil new COVID-19 safety protocols Friday morning.
CPS, Chicago's Top Doctor Insist District's COVID-19 Protocols 'Are Working' To Protect Students And Teachers“I feel very strongly for how worried people are right now," Chicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said.
Jensen Elementary Mother Dies From COVID-19 After Daughter Exposed At SchoolParents are demanding more information and more testing after learning two mothers of students at a Chicago Public School in Lawndale died last week from COVID-19.
Jordan Hassell Charged With Making Multiple Social Media Threats Targeting Chicago Public Schools
Man Arrested In Countless Social Media Threats Directed At CPS Schools, Days After Shootings Kill 2 Simeon Career Academy StudentsPolice and Chicago Public Schools officials are executing a security plan, after two students from Simeon Career Academy were shot and killed this week – and also after threats were issued on social media to Simeon and numerous other schools.
Since 73 School Bus Drivers Quit Days Before CPS School Year Began, Student Transportation Access Problem Has Gotten WorseThe fallout persists from those dozens of school bus drivers who resigned at the start of the school year for the Chicago Public Schools – and new numbers just out show the problem may be bigger than first thought.
CTU Says CPS Not Listening To Their COVID Concerns, Lightfoot Accuses Union Of 'Lobbing Bombs From The Cheap Seats'The fight over COVID safety measures in Chicago Public Schools rages on, as members of the Chicago Teachers Union held a rally to demand better protections for students and staff.
CTU Holding Rally Wednesday Over COVID-19 Safety Measures At CPS
Mayor Lori Lightfoot 'Disappointed' In CPS Struggles With COVID Testing, Contact Tracing"This is not a mystery anymore. We know how to do contact tracing, we know how to do case investigations, and we’ve got to make sure that CPS is using the tools at its disposal to do just that,” Lightfoot said.
4-Year-Old Girl With Autism Comes Home From School With Bruises, And Fight To Move Schools Goes Horribly Until Mom Gets Results With CBS 2It is nightmare fuel for parents - your child coming home from school with mystery bruises and being unable to explain what happened. A Belmont Heights mom said she lived that nightmare, and the fight that followed to get her out of that school made things worse. So she called CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra and got quick results.
School Bus Driver Shortage Has Kids Getting To School Late; Companies Point To COVID Vaccine RequirementsBus drivers are doubling and tripling their routes, and kids getting to school an hour late – that is the reality caused by a bus driver shortage that’s showing no signs of letting up.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Taps San Antonio Schools Superintendent Pedro Martinez As New CPS Chief ExecutiveMartinez, an immigrant from Mexico who grew up in Pilsen, and graduate of Benito Juarez High School, said he was excited to return back home to his "dream job."