Illinois Schools Struggle To Fill Teaching Vacancies; One District Hires International Teachers To Meet The Needs"We currently have a chemistry physics teaching position that we have zero applicants for right now. I am really concerned about how we're going to be able to fill that position," said Steven Wrobleski superintendent at LaSalle Peru Township High School.
Chicago Public Schools Teachers Asked To Report To Board Of Education On Their Vaccination StatusIf you’re a Chicago Public Schools teacher, the school board wants to know your vaccination status, right now.
'One Step Closer To Getting Back To Normal': After Canceling, Walgreens Will Now Provide COVID Vaccines To Lake County TeachersAnother benefit of these districts being able to partner with Walgreens means that many more vaccine doses will be available for others through the Lake County Health Department.
Teachers In Wealthier School Districts Have Big Leg Up In COVID-19 Vaccine AccessThe vast majority of educators in Illinois can’t get their hands on COVID-19 vaccine – but some can.
Some Fortunate CPS Teachers Get COVID-19 Vaccine At Last Minute At Edgewater WalgreensIt turns out some Chicago teachers were fortunate enough to get the COVID-19 vaccine early.
Chicago Faith Leaders Show Support For CPS Teachers Hesitant To Return To Class Because Of COVIDThey say the pressure on teachers to return to classrooms is heartbreaking.
CPS Teachers Instruct Students From Outside School Board President's Home, Saying They Want Buildings To Be Safe Before ReturningCPS in-person learning for kindergarten through eight grade students is set to resume on February 1.
'We Can Only Do So Much:' Teachers Mourn Pregnant Teen Shot Dead In Gage Park, Express Worry About ViolenceLizette Mata, 16, is among Chicago’s latest young victims of gun violence – she was killed this past Thursday night in Gage Park.
Teachers Demand Switch To Remote Learning At Chicago Archdiocese Schools Amid COVID-19 PandemicSome Chicago Catholic school teachers are demanding an end to in-school learning, at least near-term.
Teachers Now Allowed To Count E-Learning Toward License RenewalMany Illinois educators are facing the challenge of meeting requirements to renew their licenses.
'I Miss Them So Much': Husband And Wife Teacher Duo Rearranging Life At Home To Keep Teaching Students“Now I don’t have the projector in my classroom, and the chalkboard, so I have to use the online version of the math book and the tools,” Kerry Rejczyk said.
Pritzker, Education Leaders Introduce 'Act Of God' Days Amid COVID-19 Absences"These are unprecedented times, but we are all together with the goal of caring for students. Our organizations are truly inspired by the phenomenal cooperation shown across the state and encourage all of our members to be reasonable, creative, and generous while determining what’s best for our students in Illinois."
Despite Being Cleared By DCFS, Multiple Suspended CPS Workers Kept On Paid LeaveA CBS 2 inquiry sparked by an investigation into spending on suspended Chicago Public School employees led to some surprising statistics from Illinois’ Department of Children and Family Services.
Bears Wide Receiver Allen Robinson Gives Teachers Back-To-School Shopping SpreeAfter the Bears’ practice at Halas Hall on Tuesday, wide receiver Allen Robinson surprised 25 teachers with a shopping spree.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Law Increasing Minimum Salary For Illinois TeachersIn an effort to address a statewide teacher shortage, Gov. JB Pritzker has signed legislation gradually raising the minimum salary for Illinois teachers to $40,000 a year.