The proposal to name the Waukegan school after former President Barack Obama did not go over well. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School In Waukegan To Be Renamed For John Lewis Instead Of Barack ObamaThe proposal to name the Waukegan school after former President Barack Obama did not go over well. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Students Speak Out After LGBTQ Pride Flags Are Removed At Chesterton SchoolPassionate students spoke out Monday night against the removal of gay pride flags at a middle school in Northwest Indiana.
CTU Wants To Delay Return Of CPS High School Students Amid COVID-19 SpikeA rapid rise in coronavirus cases in the Chicago area is a big concern for some Chicago teachers. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
CPS High School Students Set To Return To Class April 19, But COVID Rates Are Rising NowThe target date for Chicago Public Schools high school students to return to class is less than two weeks away. But as CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, there could be a new sticking point.
South Suburban School Board Votes To Oust Member For Alleged Illegal Campaign SolicitingDolton School District 149 voted to oust a current school board member for illegal campaign funding – and he’s not even up for reelection. CBS 2''s Jermont Terry reports.
Summer To End Early For CPS StudentsThe Chicago Public Schools Board of Education on Wednesday approved a plan to start the 2021-2022 school year about a week early.
Some CPS Parents Have Doubts About Sending High School Students Back For In-Person LearningIn just a matter of hours, Chicago Public Schools parents must decide whether they are sending their children back to the classroom. But with so little time left in the school year, many are wondering whether it is even worth it. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
CPS Reports Progress With Getting Its Staff Vaccinated For COVID-19, But There Is A Long Way To GoChicago Public Schools leaders said Wednesday that the district is making progress in getting all of its employees vaccinated – or at least offering them vaccinations. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Why Did CTU Slam CPS High School Reopening Plan?A controversy over a plan to return high school students to in-person learning has left CPS leaders shaking their heads, and the Chicago Teachers Union blaming CPS for a bait-and-switch. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Chicago Teachers Union Objects To CPS Announcement About Return To In-Person Learning For High SchoolsThe Chicago Public Schools said Tuesday that they are planning to offer in-person learning for high school students, starting on April 19. But the Chicago Teachers Union was quick to raise objections to the announcement.
Naperville District 203 Announces Plan For 5-Day In-Person LearningParents in Naperville are fighting to get kids back in class five days a week, and they got a win Monday night. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
CPS Students In Grades 6-8 To Return To SchoolChicago Public Schools students in grades six through eight who opted for in-person learning will be back in class Monday for the first time in a year.
CPS Leaders Discuss Progress Of Return To In-Person LearningSo far, so good – that is how Chicago Public Schools officials describe the first week of in-person learning for kindergarten through fifth-grade students. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov talked with CPS Chief Education Officer LaTanya McDade.
Issues Persist As Some CPS Students Return To In-Person LearningStudents from grades K-5 returned to the classroom on Monday, and there are discussions about how to bring high school students safely back. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
CPS Reopens Schools To Kindergarten Through 5th Graders, But Situation Is Far From NormalFor the first time in more than 300 days, thousands of kindergarten through fifth-grade Chicago Public Schools students spent the day back in the classroom Monday. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Dolton West School District 148 To Continue Remote Learning For Rest Of School YearWhile many schools have returned to some in-person learning or have plans to do so, one south suburban district is bucking the trend.
4 Vaccination Sites For CPS Teachers, Staff Going OnlineThe Chicago Public Schools says four COVID-19 vaccination sites for teachers and staff will be fully operational this coming week.
Deadline Coming For Vote On Deal By Chicago Teachers UnionIn Chicago's effort to bring kids back to the classroom, the decision is up to the teachers. The deadline for their vote on a tentative agreement is 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.
CTU House Of Delegates Sends CPS Reopening Plan To Rank-And-File For VoteIf rank-and-file teachers vote down the deal, there could still be a strike.
No Deal In Negotiations Between CPS, Chicago Teachers UnionNegotiations continued Saturday between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union over concerns about a return to in-person learning and COVID-19 transmission – but there had been no resolution as of the evening.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says Teachers Union Has Provided CounterproposalMayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Janice Jackson announced late Thursday that the union had provided them a counterproposal for a deal to end the impasse about in-person schooling and the strike threat. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Wants CPS Reopening Deal With Teachers Union By End Of The DaySaying her patience with Chicago Teachers Union leadership has run out, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday said she wants to get a deal done to reopen Chicago Public Schools by the end of the day, blaming the union for the lack of an agreement so far. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
CPS Students To Remain In Remote Learning ThursdayA deal between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union about in-person learning and COVID-19 concerns remains elusive.
CPS Parents Stressed Amid Negotiations On In-Person LearningThere is no threat of a teachers’ strike for at least the next couple of days. Still, as CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra reports, some parents are not enjoying being in limbo every night.