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.
Report Finds More Than 30 Instances Of Sexual Misconduct, Other Disturbing Behavior By Teachers, Staffers At Chicago Public SchoolsAn investigation into last school year by the Chicago Public Schools inspector general found more than 30 instances of disturbing behavior by teachers and others who work in the schools.
CPS Watchdog Recommends More Than A Dozen Employees Be Fired For Lying About Living Outside ChicagoAll CPS employees are required to live in Chicago, unless they receive a waiver, and could be fired if they lie about their address.
Former Whitney Young Swim Coach Andy Parro Pocketed $30,000 In Illicit Deals To Rent High School's Pool, Watchdog FindsFrom April 2013 through September 2016, Whitney Young swim coach Andy Parro collected at least $29,604 from three outside groups through "off-the books agreements" and kept the money for himself, according to the latest annual report from Chicago Public Schools Inspector General Nicholas Schuler.
CPS Investigators Opened Over 450 Cases Of Sexual Misconduct In Last School YearA new unit created to investigate sexual misconduct at Chicago Public Schools opened 458 cases in the last school year, including nearly three dozen cases in which the conduct was substantiated, according to the CPS Insector General.
Former Chicago Public Schools JROTC Instructor Charged With Sexually Assaulting StudentBrian Travis, of Saint John, Indiana, has been charged with one felony count of criminal sexual assault, and one misdemeanor count of simple assault.