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Chicago Public Schools said Friday that 663 employees at schools the district is closing, including teachers, teaching assistants and bus aides, don't qualify to follow students to their new schools and will be laid off. The total includes 420 teachers,...
The Chicago Teachers Union knew school closings were going to be a blow for its membership, and it's starting to learn how big the hit could be. The announcement by Chicago Public Schools on Friday that 420 teachers, more than a third of them with...
As principals got a better sense this week of their school's budget for the coming year, officials with the Chicago Teachers Union and privately run charter schools — which rarely agree on anything — both sounded an alarm over the effects of...
An annual scorecard on the district's performance and greater accountability throughout the system are some of the promises outlined in the first long-term plan for Chicago Public Schools issued since Mayor Rahm Emanuel took office. Schools CEO...
Tribune reporterChicago Public Schools unveiled a five-year education plan on Monday that promises an annual report card to provide parents with information on the academic performance of schools and show how many principals and teachers are rated as high performers....
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday sought to lay the blame for upcoming Chicago Public Schools budget cuts on state lawmakers' failure to extend pension relief, saying the loss in Springfield is now "on the doorstep of every school and every classroom in the...
Democrats are poisoning Illinois and Chicago. Maybe it's too obvious to state, but it isn't said often enough. Or barely at all. Democrats have locked up the city and the state. They have supermajorities in both houses of the Illinois legislature. The...
Illinois children would have to be in school at age 6 instead of 7 starting in September 2014 under a bill that cleared the legislature Thursday in Springfield, giving education officials a tool to fight a truancy crisis that reaches into the earliest...
The human hand can hold a violin, paintbrush, poet’s pen, even a meat cleaver. But in the case of Attorney General Eric Holder, perhaps an empty hand is best. So spread your fingers wide, thrust your naked, open palm in Holder’s general...
Springfield -- Illinois Democrats who control the Capitol once again perfected the end-of-session meltdown, failing to approve major changes to a government worker retirement system that's gobbling up more and more of the budget and approaching $100...
Tribune reporterThe Chicago Teachers Union filed a lawsuit Wednesday that seeks to keep 10 schools from being closed down, the third such action aimed at reversing the Board of Education’s approval last week to close 49 elementary schools and a high school program....
The Chicago Teachers Union filed a lawsuit Wednesday that seeks to keep 10 schools from being shuttered, the third such action aimed at reversing the Board of Education's approval last week of closing 49 elementary schools and a high school program....
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