After CTU Rejects Contract Offer, CPS Warns Of LayoffsA day after the Chicago Teachers Union turned down a four-year contract offer from the Chicago Public Schools, CEO Forrest Claypool warned the union it will be moving forward with a plan for layoffs.
CTU Bargaining Team Rejects Contract Offer From CPSA bargaining team for the Chicago Teachers Union unanimously rejected a contract offer from Chicago Public Schools Monday afternoon.
CTU Bargaining Team To Vote On "Serious Offer" From CPSA vote on Monday could pave the way for a new contract for Chicago teachers. Members of the Chicago Teachers Union bargaining team were set to vote on the latest offer from the Chicago Public Schools.
Chicago Students Make Music Video Asking for 'Fair Shot' in School Funding
Chicago Public Schools Laying Off Hundreds Of Administrative StaffHundreds of workers at the central offices of the Chicago Public Schools were getting layoff notices on Friday, as the district tries to plug a $480 million budget hole.
Republican State Lawmakers To Propose Independent Authority Take Over Chicago Public Schools Republican state lawmakers are expected to announce a proposal Wednesday morning that would allow an independent authority to take over the Chicago Public Schools, CBS 2 has learned.
Latest CPS Offer Gets Frosty Reception From CTUThe teachers union is taking a dim view, but the head of the Chicago Public Schools is talking about a new contract offer in hopes of heading off a strike threat, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Claypool Says CPS Ready To Make Budget Cuts If Springfield Increases FundingChicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool says his administration is ready to make more budget cuts if Springfield ups the ante on funding for the City’s school system, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Claypool: CPS Will Make Sure School Is Safe After CO LeakSome parents are still demanding a new boiler to replace the current one, which is at least 100 years old.
After CO Leak Sickened Kids, Chicago School ReopensEngineers worked all weekend to install new carbon monoxide detectors at Prussing school so students could return to class on Monday
CPS Bringing High-Speed Internet To Every ClassroomEvery classroom at the Chicago Public Schools should have broadband wireless Internet access by next school year, thanks to a $38 million federal grant announced Tuesday.
Claypool: Chicago School Board Fine The Way It IsThe appointee of Mayor Emanuel -- recently tapped to lead Chicago Public Schools -- is the guest on "At Issue."
Claypool Still Hopeful For Compromise On Pension Bailout From StateChicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool said he’s not discouraged by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s opposition to a nearly $500 million bailout of the financially-strapped school district.
New School Year Begins For Chicago Public SchoolsIt’s back to class today for 400,000 students at the Chicago Public Schools, and the new year is bringing a new bell time for some students, and plenty of controversy for the cash-strapped district.
CPS Budget Plan Includes Nearly 500 Teacher LayoffsThe Chicago Public Schools were sending out layoff notices to nearly 500 teachers, as district officials outlined the district’s budget plan for next school year.