The Chicago Teachers Union is pushing back against the newly-tapped Chicago Board of Education members, whose appointments are set to be voted on Wednesday.
In the face of strong community pushback, the Noble Network of Charter Schools is withdrawing its proposal to relocate a campus to Uptown.
Progress Illinois provides highlights from the Chicago Teachers Union's Tuesday rally for a "fair contract," during which participants also called for "fair-share" revenue solutions to tackle the fiscal issues facing the city and state.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named four new members of the Chicago Board of Education.
With a federal investigation underway into the no-bid Chicago Public Schools contract with SUPES Academy, CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett has resigned.
At its monthly meeting Wednesday, the Chicago Board of Education delayed consideration of a proposal that would allow a Noble Network of Charter Schools campus to relocate to Uptown.
The Chicago Teachers Union filed an unfair labor practice complaint with the state's education labor relations board on Wednesday.
The Chicago Public Schools has opted against extending the Chicago Teachers Union contract for one year.
The Chicago Public Schools district could see as many as 32 new charter and alternative schools open or expanded in upcoming school years.