Public-school administrators are scrambling to find substitute teachers for as many as 600 Illinois classrooms a day, a survey finds.
Illinois elementary schools and day cares will have to test drinking water sources for lead under legislation signed Monday byGov. Bruce Rauner.
“I was the first in my family to go to college, and it was having mentors that looked like me . . . that really led to my success,” Shawn Wilson said.
A field trip to Washington, D.C., for the presidential inauguration is certainly a real-life civics lesson.
The move, which CPS also imposed for three days last year to conserve cash, is estimated to save the state’s largest district $35 million.
A $400 million property tax increase is the most likely way for Chicago Public Schools to shore up its finances, according to two reports Thursday.