CPS’ board almost never goes against a recommendation by the school district. In this case, over the firing of two activist teachers, it did.
Chicago Public Schools is prioritizing students with disabilities, students who are homeless and low-income students first for bus rides.
CPS last month hit pause on the controversial school. But on Tuesday, the CHA is slated to vote on a measure that could kick start its construction.
Former Ald. Michael Scott, the son of a former Chicago Public Schools board president, is being appointed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
Fleeing gunfire, Highland Park parade goers found safety in the small businesses along Central Avenue
“I had them all come in, I closed the doors, I turned off the lights” said one store’s manager, of the moments after shots were fired into the crowd.
CPS says Urban Prep operated using cash advances and predatory loans. School leaders say its financial issues have been resolved.
The Chicago Board of Education postponed a vote on Wednesday on a controversial proposal to build a new high school near Chinatown.
The departure is part of a broad effort to move away from suspensions and arrests. But replacing police in schools has proven to be complicated.
WBEZ found that fundraising by CPS schools has skyrocketed since 2010. And the big fundraising is by schools where most kids aren’t low income.
The current CTU leadership group was reelected in the union’s most hotly contested race since their slate came to power in 2010.