Youngest CPS Students And Their Teachers Return To Classrooms ThursdayThousands of the youngest Chicago Public School students and their teachers are heading back to their classrooms Thursday.
CTU, CPS Reach Agreement On Return To In-Person LearningThe Chicago Teachers Union has voted to approve a plan for returning to in-person learning.
CPS Students To Remain Remote Tuesday, Wednesday Amid Call For '48-Hour Cooling-Off Period;' Teachers' Union Says Bargaining Will Resume TuesdayChicago Public Schools students will remain in remote learning Tuesday and Wednesday.
CPS Teachers Who Don't Show Up As Required When Schools Reopen Will Be Ineligible For Pay; Mayor Says Remote Learning 'Not Sustainable'Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools leaders said the district remains committed to reopening some schools on Monday, and warned that teachers and staff who are required to be in school but aren't will be considered AWOL and not eligible for pay.
Former CPS Chief Of Staff Pedro Soto Pleads Guilty To Lying To FBISoto admitted to lying to federal investigators about whether he gave confidential inside information to a lobbyist working for a company seeking a custodial contract worth more than $1 billion.
Back To School For CPS StudentsThe start to this school year is anything but traditional. It's all remote for more than 300,000 CPS students.
On First Day Of School In Chicago, Mayor Lightfoot Confident CPS Tech Bumps Will Be Smoothed Out"The goal is to make sure that this is a successful year despite some of the challenges that we face in remote learning. There's a lot of excitement and I have no doubt that this is going to be a fantastic year."
Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Chicago Public Schools Tout Record 82.5% Graduation Rate For 2019-20“This is incredibly great news, especially when you consider the challenges that all of us faced over the course of this last year, particularly our students," Lightfoot said.
Top Chicago Public Schools Official Charged With Lying To Feds During Investigation Of $1 Billion Custodial ContractPedro Soto, chief of staff to CPS chief executive officer Janice Jackson, has been charged with one count of lying to the FBI during an interview in December 2019.
CPS Announces New School Year Will Start With All Students Learning Remotely Due To Rising COVID-19 CasesThe district originally planned a hybrid model of both remote learning and in-class instruction, but now will move to an entirely virtual plan to start the school year.
CPS Gets Feedback Regarding Hybrid Learning Plans For The Fall"I want people to know we will not open school under circumstances if it is not safe to do so."