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."
Entire Chicago Board Of Education Steps DownAll seven members of Chicago's Board of Education announced Wednesday that they would resign.
Chicago Public Schools Wants To Spend $100 Million On Curriculum OverhaulChicago Public Schools leaders on Wednesday will ask the Board of Education to spend more than $100 million to overhaul the CPS curriculum.
Teacher Removed From CPS School For Alleged Inappropriate Contact With KidsA Near West Side teacher has been removed from the classroom after being accused of touching students.
Special Olympics Student-Athletes Miss Games Because Buses Ordered By CPS Never ArrivedCPS said of the 100 buses they ordered to take student-athletes to the Special Olympics games Thursday, 12 never showed up.
Where Do Suspended CPS Employees Go While Under Investigation? Some Were Placed In School BuildingsSome suspended CPS employees are immediately sent home while the district investigates, but accused teachers – up until a few months ago – were sent to CPS network offices.
Chicago Public Schools To Consider Changes To Allow Gifted Students To Start Kindergarten EarlyChicago Public Schools is updating a policy affecting gifted students following a CBS 2 investigation.
After Son's Suicide Attempt, Mom Sues CPS For Ignoring Chronic Bullying At Woodson Elementary; ‘I Asked For Help, And I Didn’t Get It, And I’m So Mad’Teirra Black says her son, Jamari, was constantly bullied at school. Others vouched for that. Now it's one claim of dozens in a federal lawsuit versus the Chicago Public Schools.
New Video Of Marshall High School Student Tased During Altercation With CPD OfficersNewly obtained video offers a new look at a disturbing altercation at Marshall High School between Chicago police and a student.