Based on principles inspired by Martin Luther King, the effort at North Lawndale College Prep trains students to resist and prevent violence.
The district’s Aug. 22 launch marked the earliest in decades. First day attendance is considered important for setting the tone for the year.
As a CTU staffer mulls a mayoral run, and hopefuls vie for the union’s nod, questions swirl about the CTU’s ability to unseat Lori Lightfoot.
As classes resume, CPS points to extra resources and an early start as reasons for optimism while challenges like COVID and staff shortages loom.
CPS is peeling back some COVID-19 protocols after the CDC relaxed guidelines. Vaccination rates remain below 45% on average for kids under 12.
Researchers are predicting the drop but stress lower enrollment could benefit the remaining students by allowing CPS to spend more per child.
The state’s largest school district was surprisingly categorized Friday in the second tier of financial need — a move that comes with a corresponding drop in funding.
King denies the allegations laid out in a CPS inspector general’s report and his lawyer says he’ll fight to clear his name.
Tim King’s Urban Prep Academies are famous for graduating its Black male students, but finances have been shaky for years.