“With this accomplishment of being rated as a level 1+ school… we’re a diamond,” said Demetrio Javier, a Amundsen HS dean and athletic director.
Maine South High in Park Ridge was placed on soft lockdown Friday morning after an caller reported that a student might be in possession of weapon.
The way Oak Park River Forest High School reacted to a student’s racist post made it hard for the community to discuss the important issue of racism.
Gov. Bruce Rauner plans to share his vision for the South Loop land parcel — worth an estimated $151.1 million — that has been an eyesore for decades.
Ruiz has served as vice president of the Chicago Board of Education, interim CEO of CPS and chairman of the Illinois State Board of Education.
The stroke Thursday was in an area of the brain where she had a tumor removed. Lewis was diagnosed with brain cancer in October 2014.
Emanuel had promised to end the scoop-and-toss practice in 2019. Instead, it will end next year.
Chancellor Robert Jones says the university already has raised $1.01 billion since a quiet fundraising phase started in 2014.
The problems started Oct. 8, when a 17-year-old student posted a photo online showing himself in blackface.
Police stepped up patrols days after a student was suspended for posting a racist photo on social media. A teacher also has been disciplined.
Years before Gov. Bruce Rauner pushed Paul Vallas for a $200,000-a-year post at Chicago State University, Vallas asked to work for him on CPS revamp.
The pay bump brings the minimum earnings for a school leader in charge of students, teachers and budgets to $125,000 a year.
Despite a state funding boost, CPS is crippled by past cuts that created huge workloads for guidance counselors and librarians, among others.
About two-thirds of all high-school grads were going on to college, but rates varied greatly across school districts and counties.
The Chicago Public Schools will raise city property taxes this year by $225 million — at a cost of $177 to the average homeowner, officials say.