Chicago Public Schools To Allow Sports Programs To Resume Practice Next WeekThe district announced Thursday that schools can begin summer sports programming on Monday "for the potential return of high school sports in the fall."
Mayor Lightfoot Shrugs Off President Trump's Call For All Schools To Reopen In Fall; 'This Really Has To Be A Localized Decision'"I don’t put much weight into what President Trump says, particularly given his lack of leadership over the course of this pandemic, but making those kinds of decisions has to lie with the local school district," Mayor Lightfoot said.
Aldermen Take Up Debate On Removing CPD Officers From Chicago Public SchoolsA lengthy debate on the value of police officers in schools came as an ordinance to remove them has been at least temporarily bottled up in committee.
City Council Joint Committee To Discuss School Resource Officers In CPSCity Council committees will meet to talk about Chicago Police School Resource Officers in public schools.
Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From CityThe Chicago Teachers Union doubled up on its demands Wednesday, calling for police out of the schools but also for more protective measures against coronavirus.
Chicago Board Of Education Votes To Keep CPD Officers In Chicago Public SchoolsBy a 4-3 vote, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's hand-picked board voted down a motion to terminate a $33 million contract with the Chicago Police Department to provide more than 200 school resource officers and staff sergeants at 72 high schools.
March Planned As CPS Board Votes On $33 Million Contract Between CPS, CPDWednesday, the CPS board will vote on a resolution to terminate the $33 million contract between CPS and the Chicago Police Department.
'We All Want Change': CPS Officials Address School Resource Officers, Say They Are Strengthening Selection CriteriaChicago Public Schools officials addressed safety plans as concerns grow over School Resource Officers.
Bid To Force CPD Officers Out Of Chicago Public Schools Sent To City Council's Legislative PurgatoryMayor Lori Lightfoot has opposed entirely removing police officers from public schools, arguing it should be up to elected Local School Councils to decide if police should be stationed at individual schools.
Aldermen, Activists Rally At City Hall For Removal Of Police Officers From Chicago Public SchoolsMillions of tax dollars are at stake in the push to remove police officers from inside Chicago Public Schools. But those who are pushing for the move say it’s about so much more.
Aldermen To Introduce Ordinance To Force Removal Of Police Officers From Chicago Public SchoolsThe "Police Free Schools Ordinance" would require CPD to terminate its $33 million contract to provide police officers as security at CPS buildings within 75 days.
Recent CPS Grads March, Call For Public Schools To Cut Ties With Chicago PoliceRecent Chicago Public Schools graduates marched on the South Side on Sunday, demanding the school district cut its contract with the Chicago Police Department.
Kanye West Attends Protest Calling For End To Chicago Public Schools' Contract With Chicago PoliceKanye West was in attendance Thursday evening for a protest rally in solidarity with George Floyd, who died at the hands of Minneapolis police last week.
Chicago Chef WorksTo Feed Kids As CPS Halts Meal Service After Weekend Protests"We can't in good conscience send our delivery drivers out. So we are regrouping and trying to see what we can do, to help our students."
CPS Suspending Meal Distribution MondayChicago Public Schools is suspending meal distribution on Monday.