COVID-19 Plans For Chicago Schools: No Closings, Boxed Food For Vaughn FamiliesCBS 2 has learned that a a group of students went through a sort of "drive-thru testing" at the school on Sunday. Parents said they were able to get their children tested from their car seat, which caused less stress. And they hope, less possibility for potential spread.
CPS: No Plans To Close Schools For Now, Despite Coronavirus ConcernsThere's a hotline setup for the Vaughn community and plans are in place to provide food boxes for Vaughn families. The boxes will have enough food for three days and will be available at the CPS warehouse beginning Wednesday, according to Jackson. She added that CPS will provide food delivery for those who are "challenged for transportation."
South Loop School Parents Appalled At School Lunch Rule Instituted Over Worries About MarijuanaNow that marijuana is legal in Illinois, one Chicago public school wanted to protect its students from exposure to cannabis by changing the lunch policy.
Anonymous Letters About Soon-To-Depart CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler Reference 'Violent Threats,' 'Unstable Behavior'Friday is the last day on the job for Chicago Public Schools Inspector General Nicholas Schuler, and a look has emerged into the anonymous complaints that forced his resignation.
Chicago Area School Districts Putting Together Coronavirus ProtocolsThe Illinois State Board of Education said there have been intense discussions between schools and state and local health departments. And that ultimately, the schools are following their lead.
10 John M. Smyth Elementary School Students Taken To Hospitals After Pepper Spray IncidentPolice said pepper spray was accidentally deployed around 2 p.m. inside Smyth Elementary at 1059 W. 13th St.
City Expands Investment In 'Choose To Change' Youth Violence Prevention ProgramThe private youth violence prevention program provides behavioral and mental health support services to students at highest risk of involvement in gun violence in 15 neighborhoods.
Teacher, Friend On Trial After Boy Says He Was Whipped At West Side SchoolA 9-year-old boy was whipped at school a year and a half ago, and two women have gone to trial – one of them his teacher.
Hearing To Save Chicago Virtual Charter School Called Off At Last MinuteSupporters of a charter school that is set to close were ready to fight, but then the battle got canceled.
Four Curie High School Freshman Students Suffer OverdoseFour students suffered an overdose at Curie High School, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
More Problems For Lincoln Park High As Interim Administrator Leaves"Right after that she like grabbed my face. I freaked out. I was like 'I don't appreciate being touched liked this.'"
Resigning CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler Admits 'Tough Management Style'; Says Some Workers' Complaints Were JustifiedA source close to Schuler’s office confirmed an investigation by an outside law firm has been going on for at least six months into claims he created a toxic work environment.
Lincoln Park Students Plan Second Walkout, Demand Answers For FiringsStudents at Lincoln Park High School are stepping out of class again and stepping up for their fired principal and assistant principal.
CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler ResignsChicago Public Schools Inspector General Nicholas Schuler resigned on Monday, city officials confirmed, amid an investigation into allegations that Schuler threatened and insulted workers in the office.
Student Walkout Held At Lincoln Park High School To Support Fired StaffStudents at Lincoln Park High School walked out of class on Monday.