Chicago Public Schools' proposed plan to revise its decades-old sick-day policy that cost the system an average $37 million each year. The new policy follows a Better Government Association report earlier... Read »
Members of nine Local School Councils are asking a judge to prevent the Chicago Board of Education from taking its upcoming vote on which schools to close and which to "turnaround." Read »
Parents and teachers have known for months that Chicago Public Schools will switch to a longer school day this fall. But what that extra time will entail has been a mystery, until now. Read »
Union concedes a longer school day is inevitable next year for all Chicago schools, but said teachers should get a raise to compensate them for the extra time. Read »
Small group of parents, unhappy with the plan to close two underperforming schools and re-organize several others, say they've drafted their own proposal to improve the schools. Read »
CPS says incidents, which happened before shakeup in leadership last year, are "serious and disappointing." Read »
It's not reading, writing and math, it's shootings, robberies and gangs. That was the priority Tuesday as Chicago Police held the first school-based CompStat meeting with police commanders, Chicago Public... Read »
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