CPS’ ban on phone calls and texting eliminates a means of communication that builds healthy, education-focused connections.
The foundation and CPS will select two recipients for each category; each will receive a $2,000, foundation-sponsored grant.
Eleven-year-old with Type 1 diabetes pleads with school board for better nursing care: “I think CPS can do better.”
Schools CEO promises new plan for residents now that the National Teachers Academy won’t be closed and converted into a high school.
Preckwinkle wants the annual TIF surplus earmarked exclusively for CPS, instead of giving city government a cut of that money.
CPS is recommending closing Urban Prep West Campus, Kwame Nkrumah elementary, saying both “failed to provide students quality education they deserve.”
CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler told aldermen his office is reviewing about 1,000 sexual abuse cases that have occurred at CPS since 2000.
Efrain Martinez is done keeping secrets about the incidents that wrecked his mental health. He’s coming clean about his ongoing treatment, too.
A breakdown of Chicago Public Schools’ background re-check status shows the tally of employees who were dismissed or resigned, but not their schools.
Of the $55 million, $30 million will go to Communities In Schools, $10 million to City Year and $15 million to University of Chicago Education Lab.
The educators, part of the Chicago Teachers Union, made the announcement in the wake of a bargaining session they called “frustrating and fruitless.”
There are seven different CPS school participating in Wednesday’s Cooking Up Change competition at the Bridgeport Art Center.
Willie Wilson said closing the schools was “a racist move on the mayor’s part.”
Among the data stolen were names, employee ID numbers, phone numbers, addresses, dates of birth, criminal arrest histories and DCFS findings.
Beyer has been “reassigned from his principal duties” immediately, Ogden parents were told Thursday in a letter.