Amid Critical CPS School Bus Driver Shortage, One Company Uses Halloween Event As Recruiting ToolThere was relief this week from Chicago Public Schools’ busing vendors, as the district relaxed a vaccine mandate that many feared would worsen a driver shortage that is already causing major problems. But vendors are still just as desperate for drivers.
Chicago Public Schools To Reduce Quarantine To 10 Days For Close Contacts Of Those Who Test Positive For COVID-19Chicago Public Schools will release new quarantine procedures after Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the district has an issue with over-quarantining.
Update: CBS 2 Investigators Help Chicagoan Get Missing CPS TranscriptsHe is now enrolled in college in Florida for next spring.
A Closed CPS Charter School Leaves Student Without Transcript He Needs For College"I hope I can hope for the best and plan for the worst. But what is that plan?
Since 73 School Bus Drivers Quit Days Before CPS School Year Began, Student Transportation Access Problem Has Gotten WorseThe fallout persists from those dozens of school bus drivers who resigned at the start of the school year for the Chicago Public Schools – and new numbers just out show the problem may be bigger than first thought.
CTU Holding Rally Wednesday Over COVID-19 Safety Measures At CPS
CPS Parents, Students Rally Over Complaints About School Bus Service, COVID-19 Contact Tracing, And Other 'System Failures'A group of Chicago Public Schools parents and students rallied in Logan Square Monday, saying they are fed up with what they call “multiple” system failures at CPS.
CPS Families Plan 'Sick-Out,' Call For Remote Learning Options Amid COVID-19 Worries; Waukegan School Families Also Want Remote OptionsPublic schools in and outside Chicago have faced criticism from some parents over measures taken to keep kids safe from COVID-19.
Local Dad And CPS Alum Launches Carpooling App, PiggyBack, Amid School Bus Driver ShortageA local dad is offering a solution to the ongoing school bus driver shortage – in the form of a carpooling app.
CPS Emphasizes Unvaccinated Students Will Be Subject To Quarantine Rules If They TravelThe Chicago Public Schools on Thursday announced new travel guidelines in accordance with the city’s COVID-19 travel advisory.
CTU Demanding Better COVID Safety Protocols From CPSThe teachers said students, even the youngest, are in dangerously overcrowded classrooms. They want more and better COVID-19 testing.
Massive School Bus Driver Shortage At CPS Had Family Spending $36 For Student's 9-Mile Lyft Ride HomeOn Tuesday, Chicago Public Schools bus drivers and riders will load up bright and early for day two of the 2021-2022 school year – and both groups hope it goes much more smoothly than it did on Monday.
Bus Driver Shortage Throws Wrench Into Start Of School Year For CPS After 73 Drivers QuitThis first day of school for the Chicago Public Schools, school bus drivers who are upset with COVID-19 vaccination requirements have thrown a wrench into things.
CPS Offering Parents Cash Incentive As Bus Driver Shortage Forces Kids To Find Another Way To ClassOn Friday, 73 bus drivers quit. Now the district is short 500 drivers. And that means no rides for about 2,100 students.
It's Back To School For Chicago Public Schools Students"I think every parent is a little nervous to send their kid back, vaccinated or not."