CPS makes good on promise to c...

Jan 13, 2021 by

Chicago Public Schools confirmed it’s withheld pay for 145 staff members who didn’t show up Monday. In the 10 months...

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Chicago Teachers Union leader ...

Oct 19, 2019 by

‘Rich white men tell black women … in CPS what to do all the time’ Chicago teachers union negotiations are heading into the...

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CPS classes canceled Thursday ...

Oct 16, 2019 by

Classes are canceled in Chicago Public Schools Thursday ahead of an expected teachers strike. Chicago Public Schools classes are...

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Elite Lincoln Park school buyi...

Aug 30, 2019 by

A prestigious private school near the Lincoln Park Zoo is buying condominiums in century-old buildings alongside its campus, worrying...

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Diagnosed with autism spectrum...

Aug 10, 2019 by

Carie, now 44 and living with her parents in Tinley Park, was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in her early 30s. Linda...

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Company used convicted Chicago...

Aug 1, 2018 by

A for-profit company that educates at-risk students won tens of millions of dollars from Chicago Public Schools with help from...

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Betrayed: Chicago schools fail...

Jul 26, 2018 by

Chicago students have been sexually violated by classmates amid lapses in supervision by school employees. The two 15-year-old boys,...

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Officials say CPS special educ...

May 12, 2018 by

The Illinois State Board of Education will consider appointing an independent monitor to supervise a broad range of changes to...

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How can Illinois stop brain dr...

Apr 14, 2018 by

If you ask Illinois public university leaders why so many top high schoolers bolt for out-of-state colleges, you’ll hear a chorus of...

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New CPS school grounds being b...

Apr 5, 2018 by

A 15-year effort to build a school in the city’s Dunning neighborhood is underway with an unusual complication: Construction workers...

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Education reform has worked. H...

Apr 2, 2018 by

Lately, a lot of people in Washington are saying that education reform hasn’t worked very well. Don’t believe it. Arne...

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Read: Executive summary and fu...

Dec 10, 2017 by

Read: Executive summary and full ethics report by Chicago Public Schools inspector general Summary of findings of CPS inspector...

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Illinois’ student exodus...

Sep 13, 2017 by

The exodus of students should drive a reorganization of Illinois higher ed campuses with different specialties. Now that Illinois...

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Hooky alert: Why do so many Ch...

May 8, 2017 by

Chicago Public Schools teachers and other public workers continue to abuse sick leave. “Getting married in Vegas.”...

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