Ronald Marmer resigned as Chicago Public Schools’ top lawyer a week after a report cited him for an ethical breach that also cost CPS CEO his job.
For the first time since former Mayor Richard M. Daley took control in 1995, CPS has an alumna with CPS classroom experience as leader.
The beginning of the end for Forrest Claypool came nearly two years ago. What the Chicago schools CEO did that cost him his $250,000 job.
Forrest Claypool resigned amid scandal Friday as chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools. Janice Jackson will replace him.
Here’s a look at what led to CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler’s review of CEO Forrest Claypool and how it has played out.
In a 13-page memo to the Chicago Board of Education, CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler recommended the board fire CPS CEO Forrest Claypool.
CPS inspector general urges Board of Ed to fire CEO Forrest Claypool for lying in ethics probe; Rahm Emanuel warns against “making snap judgments.”
CPS will open 2 new “classical model” schools, turn two open-enrollment neighborhood schools into citywide STEM magnets and add a third magnet.
THE WATCHDOGS: Secret report cites ‘critical failure of executive judgment” by city schools chief Forrest Claypool in ethics probe of top CPS lawyer.
Before Thanksgiving dinner, Blair Roebuck sat her mother down alone at home to ask about her life.
In a highly unusual move, Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool publicly apologized Friday afternoon to CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler.
That’s according to new research published Tuesday by the University of Chicago’s Consortium on Chicago School Research.
Rapper Common has pledged financial support for a government-funded, arts-focused charter school proposed by members of a South Side megachurch.
Stanford University researcher Sean F. Reardon said test scores for the average Chicago student went up by about six grades in the five years.
The extra level of transparency by the Illinois State Board of Education, which must publish schools data every Oct. 31, matters more than ever.