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.
Thousands Of Chicago Public Schools Students Still Haven't Been Contacted During Remote LearningThe district has been unable to contact more than 2,250 students since remote learning began, or less than 1% of the overall student body. Data is missing for 1.2% more students, or more than 3,500 kids.
Chicago Teachers Union Sues CPS, Betsy Devos Over COVID-19 Special Education RequirementsThe lawsuit contends CPS policies interfere with the education of students with special needs during the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Shutdown Gives Edgar Allen Poe Elementary School A Jump On RenovationsThe K-6 grade school is in the middle of a huge makeover. The expansion involves adding 7th and 8th graders.
Former CPS Chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett Transferred Out Of Federal PrisonByrd-Bennett, 70, began serving a 4.5-year prison sentence at the minimum security Alderson Federal Prison Camp in August 2017.
After Revelation About Food Worker At School Distribution Center, CPS Reveals 75 Employees, Vendors Have Tested Positive For COVID-19Classes might be canceled for Chicago Public Schools students, yet many people are still working in the buildings. CBS 2’s Jermont Terry found out many of those essential workers are testing positive for COVID-19 too.