CTU leaders on Thursday announced they’ll picket May 1 if deals aren’t reached for the educators at five South and West side schools.
Chicago Public Schools officials yanked Nancy Paulette from Calmeca Academy on April 18, marking the second time she’s been ousted in five years.
Charter school administrators and families decry $50 million cut that could impact the roughly 57,000 students at Chicago’s 119 charters.
The rate of sex misconduct allegations reported by charter students is less than a third of the rate of complaints by district public school students.
About 71,000 students are enrolled at Catholic schools in the Chicago area, a 2 percent decline compared to last school year.
And in their first major foray into Chicago politics, the International Network of Charter School’s political fund saw 10 supported candidates win.
Jamari Dent suffered permanent brain damage in his Feb. 18 suicide attempt, which his mother says was prompted by months of unchecked bullying.
The alleged encounter happened at Spencer Technology Academy, 214. N. Lavergne Ave., and the teacher has been removed from the school.
Close to 1,800 students could be affected if teachers picket at all five charter schools, which are dotted across the South and West sides.
Chicago Public Schools officials did not announce the departure of Elizabeth Keenan, who had led the special ed program since August 2017.
CPS originally said a thermometer broke. But it was actually a barometer that spilled 5 tablespoons of the toxic metal, officials said Wednesday.
Alds. Roderick Sawyer, Howard Brookins and Leslie Hairston were headed to victory Tuesday, as was newcomer Jeanette Taylor in the 20th Ward.
Advocates and some dwellers called it the largest scraping they’ve seen at the site in several years.
Armond Williams starred at Austin High School and UIC, as well as overseas. He’s now charged with shooting a security guard at a River North bar.