Mayor Lightfoot insists the question of reopening should be left up to local school districts. Chicago Teachers Union VP Stacy Davis Gates weighs in.
Chicago teachers say not so fast when it comes to restarting school this fall.
Kurt Jones, 46, the ex-principal Franklin Elementary Fine Arts Center, resigned last week after a CPS investigation uncovered many misconduct allegations against him, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
Chicago is providing free internet access to 100,000 Chicago Public Schools students.
Lane Tech High School is changing its mascot after years of controversy.
Chicago Public Schools is reportedly looking to fire the boys head basketball coach at Lincoln Park High School.
The Chicago Board of Education voted Wednesday to continue its contract with the Chicago Police Department, keeping officers in schools across the city for now.
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced Tuesday that all students across the state can return to class this fall and receive in-person instruction.
Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Stacy Davis Gates evaluates the likelihood that CPS students will return to schools in the fall and talks about how that would affect teachers.
Chicago aldermen announced a plan Tuesday to remove police officers from city schools amid growing outcry for police reforms in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Chicago’s 2020 graduating high school seniors will be gathering virtually on June 14 for a citywide commencement.
The Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday announced it is suing U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the city’s public school district, saying its policies interfere with the education of students with special needs during the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett has left a federal prison where she was serving a sentence after pleading guilty in a multi-million dollar kickback scheme.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday announced the first-ever virtual citywide high school commencement celebration for Chicago seniors – hosted by the longtime Chicagoan and icon herself, Oprah Winfrey.
Parents were lined up at Richardson Middle School Tuesday to pick up laptops so their children can finally learn from home.
Citing progress against the coronavirus, the White House is eager to end the nationwide shutdown crippling the US economy. But Illinois Governor JB Pritzker says, not so fast!
Chicago Public Schools will distribute 100,000 electronic devices for students to use at home as the district implements a remote learning plan, officials announced Monday.
Mayor Lightfoot and CPS laid out their plans Monday night as the school district prepares to start virtual classes, potentially for the rest of the year.
Schools are closed statewide through at least April 7, with the possibility of more extensions.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has extended the closure of Chicago Public Schools through April 20. Students will return to class April 21.