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  • CPS chief tries to quell custodian controversy

    CPS chief tries to quell custodian controversy
    Chicago Public Schools chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett on Monday acknowledged the controversy surrounding the district’s move to outsource school cleaning but said contracted custodians will be held accountable for clean buildings.
  • Nearly 480 janitors who work in CPS schools to be laid off

    Nearly 480 janitors who work in CPS schools to be laid off
    Close to 480 custodians who work in Chicago Public Schools will be laid off by the end of the month, a district spokesman said Sunday, by a private company given authority to manage school upkeep through a multimillion-dollar contract signed in March....

    Alderman calls for hearings on teen sleep deprivation

    Alderman calls for hearings on teen sleep deprivation
    A longtime alderman is calling for hearings on sleep deprivation in teenagers and the possibility of changing the start times of Chicago public schools to help students get more rest. Northwest Side Ald. Margaret Laurino, 39th, introduced her...

    Ineffective, inarticulate and out-of-touch

    A chemistry teacher and Chicago Teachers Union leader who earns more the $200,000 a year, owns three homes, lead the CPS into their first strike in more than 20 years for a 30 percent salary increase and focuses only on Chicago Public Schools rather...

    A money lesson for CPS

    A money lesson for CPS
    When it comes to back-to-school shopping, there's a familiar ritual in many households: Salvage as many of last year's colored pencils and markers as possible, then page through sales fliers for the best deals on school supplies. Trying to get the...