The second walkout of the day was related to an incident on social media earlier in the week.
The mayor did not outline how he’ll keep schools in session — or what source there is for the “bridge loan” needed to keep the doors open past June 1.
During a 10-minute speech punctuated by sniffles and sobs, former CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett told the judge she takes responsibility for her crimes.
A former student is facing criminal charges after ammunition, a ski mask and binoculars were found in his backpack at Portage High School.
A ruling is due Friday on a CPS request for a preliminary injunction against the state over what it claims is an unfair school-funding system.
Barbara Byrd-Bennett sat down with federal agents in April 2015. Then the CPS CEO “lied about just about everything,” prosecutors say.
The union initially floated the idea of a one-day strike on May 1, but opted against it unless the district imposes more furloughs.