Chance The Rapper's New Coding Project For CPS StudentsThe hip hop artist joined forces with Google to launch the game coded by Chicago Public School students.
CPS Moving To Close HOPE High School In Englewood, Which Already Has No StudentsIt might seem redundant, but the Chicago Public Schools on Wednesday announced it was moving to close a school that already has no students.
'Nevermore' Will Have More Days For Visitors At ExhibitAlong with the extending the dates of the show, Nevermore will provide free tickets and be open on Wednesdays for Chicago Public School groups "for select hours."
Teachers' Strike School Make-Up Days AnnouncedAccording to CPS "the make-up days must be scheduled on days on which teachers and CTU staff would not otherwise be paid."
CPS Student Athletes Relieved To Participate In Post-Season After Teachers' StrikeSaturday is the post-season for hundreds of Chicago Public Schools athletes. But for almost two weeks, it was anyone's guess if they'd be able to play because of the Chicago teachers’ Strike.
CPS Classes Resume Friday, And Students Couldn't Be HappierParents said it was the unpredictability that made everything so much tougher, waiting every night to find out if school was back on the next day.
Effects Of Teachers' Strike Are Felt As Cross Country Runners Stand Together Despite IneligibilityThe Chicago Teachers Union and the school board met all day and into the night Saturday behind closed doors at Malcolm X College.
Despite The Teachers' Strike, Simeon Football Players Hope For a Miracle To Stay In The GameOn Thursday the IHSA threw them a lifeline. The state regulatory agency will hear two appeals from Simeon football. One is to waive the eight-game rule and put them in a playoff bracket when seeding occurs Saturday.
Chicago Teachers' Strike: Classes Canceled Again Tuesday, Mayor Lightfoot Says 'Beyond What We Put On The Table, There Is No More Money'Students are out of school for the third school day in a row and picketing starts at all Chicago Public Schools at 6:30 a.m. Monday.
Still No Deal For CTU And City, Strike Rolls Toward Fourth DayThe Chicago Teachers Union said they've made progress, with tentative agreements on eight different items.
Union, CPS Resume Contract Talks, Mayor Lightfoot Sees Progress, But Expects No Classes MondayAs the Chicago teachers' strike enters its third day, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she hopes to "continue to see some progress" in negotiations, but she also cast doubt that students would return to class on Monday.
CTU On Bargaining Session: 'We Are Close But We Are Not There Yet'A representative from the Chicago Teachers Union stated there was some movement today, but it wasn't enough.
CPS Teachers March And Rally For Smaller Class SizesThe union is calling for a primary school class size reduction, from 28 to 24 students. In high school it would slide from 31 to 28 students max. And unlike passed contracts, this would be enforceable.
Chicago Public Schools Teachers On Strike; Mayor Says, 'I Hope This Work Stoppage Will End Soon'A teachers’ strike is going ahead in Chicago on Thursday, after Chicago Teachers Union delegates voted unanimously to go ahead with a walkout.
Crunching The Numbers On The Cost Of A Possible CTU StrikeSticking points apparently include class sizes. The CTU said 1,300 classrooms throughout the district are overcrowded. It wants to drop the official class limit from 28 to 24 students in primary schools and from 31 to 28 students in high school.