Nominations For Illinois Top Teacher, Education Boosters OpenThe Illinois State Board of Education is accepting nominations for key awards for top teachers and community members who aid schools.
Where Do Suspended CPS Employees Go While Under Investigation? Some Were Placed In School BuildingsSome suspended CPS employees are immediately sent home while the district investigates, but accused teachers – up until a few months ago – were sent to CPS network offices.
Young Teachers Opt For Chicago-Area, Leaving Downstate Areas With A ShortageYoung educators are more attracted to Chicago and surrounding areas for certain quality-of-life aspects. The salaries also tend to be higher in Chicago's suburbs.
Geneva Teachers, Students To Return To School Tuesday As Teacher Strike EndsThousands of students and teachers will return to school in Geneva Tuesday as teachers are heading back to the classroom after nearly a week on the picket line.
Deal Reached In Acero Charter School StrikeThe strike, which started Tuesday, is officially over meaning that 500 school employees at 15 Acero charter schools will be back to work.
No School Again As First U.S. Charter School Strike Continuesor more than 7,000 Chicago students there is no school again Wednesday as the first ever U.S. charter school strike continues.
Vote On Proposal To Arm Illinois Teachers Creates DivisionThe proposal would give school districts the option to allow highly trained teachers and staff to carry guns into schools.
Teacher: I Was Fired Over 'No Zeros' Grading Policy For Kids Who Didn't Do HomeworkA teacher in Florida says she was fired for refusing to give students grades on homework that wasn't turned in.
Teacher Says He Was Suspended For Serving Pancakes During State TestA middle school teacher in Pennsylvania is reportedly heading back to work just days after he was suspended for serving his students pancakes during a state exam.
West Chicago Teachers "Working To Terms" Until New Contract Is Reached Teachers for West Chicago Community High School are taking a job action short of a strike, for now, as they try to negotiate a contract with District 94.
Noble Charter School Staff Seek To UnionizeTeachers at the Noble Network of Charter School told their employer they intend to unionize at the city’s largest charter school network.
VIDEO: Suburban High School Teachers Tells Students Why They MatterA teacher at Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn challenged fellow teachers to a 'positivity challenge' by telling students why they matter.
Teachers Strike Looming In Prospect HeightsA strike would affect about 1,600 students in pre-K through 8th grade at four schools in the northwest suburb.
Urban Prep Teachers Claim They Were Fired For UnionizingSixteen teachers who claim they were fired from Urban Prep Academies charter schools for union activities staged a demonstration in the Loop on Friday, attempting to pressure the school to reverse their dismissals.
Drop In First-Time Teacher Licenses Has Indiana Facing ShortageIndiana is facing a big teacher shortage, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter. There's been a 63 percent drop in the number of licenses being handed out to first time teachers in the last few years.