Practically all Chicago public high schools see four-year graduation rates revised lower following an investigation into inflated figures.
This week’s Public Eye column includes items on Chicago Public Schools cutting checks for unused vacation time, an unusual toll project in the suburbs and a cop admitting to a heinous crime.
Teen gunned down by a Chicago cop had rough road through deeply flawed Chicago Public Schools, child-welfare systems.
Teachers, classroom aides feared brain drain of experienced educators, and the prospect of future layoffs, in rejecting four-year deal from Chicago Public Schools.
Instructors take symbolic vote against Mayor Emanuel’s leadership team at Chicago’s publicly funded community college network.
The district refuses to provide information on what happened to the students in the year after their schools were shuttered.
Two years after Mayor Emanuel shuttered 50 schools amid major uproar, his administration can’t say what happened to all the equipment and supplies that had been in those buildings.
Mayor has long claimed he’s cut $1 billion from Chicago Public Schools. But some of his math doesn’t add up.
Chicago Public Schools officials say they want a more diverse teaching staff, but black and Latino teachers remain woefully underrepresented in the classroom.
More CTA fare cards are stolen from Chicago Public Schools, which is supposed to be distributing them to homeless students.