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CPS Parents Sue - Allege Higher Number of Minority Students are Flunked

Wednesday, a number of CPS students’ parents are planning to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education for what they say is the unfair failing of minority students. continue reading »

Emanuel May Not Send His Children to Chicago Public Schools if Elected

As the race for Chicago’s next mayor heats up, Rahm Emanuel has found himself in the middle of yet another controversy. Tuesday, Emanuel said he would not commit to sending his three children to Chicago Public schools if he is elected, continue reading »

CPS announces Bilingual and World Language Initiative

Program will seek to redefine traditional language education. Chicago Public Schools today announced the launch of the Bilingual Education and World Language (BEWL) initiative continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Mayor Daley Names Chicago Community Trust Head to Run CPS

Mayor Richard Daley has appointed head of the Chicago Community Trust as interim chief of Chicago Public Schools. Terry Mazany, a former school administrator in Oakland and Detroit, is continue reading »

CPS Announces New Admission Policies For Top Schools

A Chicago Public Schools announcement released Thursday means students in neighborhoods with low-performing schools will soon be able to get in to the most competitive programs due to changes in admission requirements. continue reading »

CPS CEO Huberman to Resign Nov. 29

Ron Huberman, Chicago Public Schools CEO, has announced he will resign. Effective Nov. 29, sources say Huberman's resignation was hastened by the stepping down of Mayor Daley. continue reading »

UPDATE: CPS’s Proposal Could End Whittier Elementary’s Sit-in

UPDATE: Wednesday morning, the Chicago school board agreed to give school chief Ron Huberman permission to give the Whittier parents a signed letter outlining the terms of an agreement that could end a sit-in that has lasted for weeks in the school’s field house. continue reading »

UPDATE: Judge Delays Teacher Reinstatements

A press conference was scheduled for today by the Chicago Teacher’s Union (CTU) in order to call on CPS to use federal grant money to hire back teachers and lower the size of classes. This comes after a federal judge put a hold on an earlier order that CPS was to negotiate with the CTU to change its teacher layoff process. continue reading »

CPS:  Local Chef Visits Humboldt Park School

CPS: Local Chef Visits Humboldt Park School continue reading »

UPDATE: Day 6 of Protest At Whittier Elementary and No One Budging

The sixth day of a protest in a Pilsen elementary school has both Chicago Public School (CPS) officials and parents of students refusing to budge. Civil activists, parents, and children are occupying the field house at Whittier Elementary School stil continue reading »