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  • Cash-strapped Chicago Public Schools set to borrow hundreds of millions

    Cash-strapped Chicago Public Schools set to borrow hundreds of millions
    Chicago Public Schools officials are set to authorize $200 million of new borrowing to manage a cash crunch through the end of June while also taking out a separate line of credit to borrow nearly a billion dollars to get through the coming fiscal year....
  • Chicago Public Schools faces cash crunch now, possible crisis in the fall

    Chicago Public Schools faces cash crunch now, possible crisis in the fall
    This month's scramble by Chicago school officials to find enough cash to pay the bills is the result of "an appalling situation" years in the making — a cascading financial crisis that could hit classrooms this fall when nearly 400,000 kids return...
  • CPS teacher held on $1M bail on child porn charges

    CPS teacher held on $1M bail on child porn charges
    A Chicago Public Schools teacher at Ariel Community Academy was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail Thursday after he was arrested at his South Side home and accused of possessing hundreds of movies depicting child pornography. On Wednesday,...
  • 3 groups to present plans for Dyett High School campus

    3 groups to present plans for Dyett High School campus
    Three community groups will pitch their visions for the Dyett High School campus on the South Side at a public hearing Wednesday. The proposals for Dyett, which is closing after the last day of school Friday, include a sports-focused academy, an arts...
  • Emanuel names new City Colleges board members

    Emanuel names new City Colleges board members
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named four new members of the board of the City Colleges of Chicago, including an official from a labor union that supported his re-election bid. Among the four new members of the board that oversees the seven-campus junior...
  • Noble charter drops plans for Uptown campus

    Noble charter drops plans for Uptown campus
    After encountering a growing chorus of community opposition, the Noble Network of Charter Schools has abandoned plans to open a campus in the Uptown area next school year, officials said Thursday. The Noble Academy will instead move from its current Loop...
  • Chicago Teachers Union marches in Loop, demands 'Fair contract now'

    Thousands of Chicago public school teachers and their backers marched down LaSalle Street early Tuesday evening, chanting "Fair contract now" after hearing speeches from union leaders. "I hope the city of Chicago is used to seeing this sea of red,"...
  • Mother says Chicago school didn't protect son from sex abuse

    A woman is suing Chicago's school district, alleging that her son was sexually abused by two of his kindergarten classmates last year and that school officials didn't do enough to stop it, even after learning of the abuse. The mother of the...
  • Chicago Teachers Union plans rally amid contract talks

     Chicago Teachers Union plans rally amid contract talks
    The Chicago Teachers Union's scheduled rally Tuesday outside the  Thompson Center is intended as a public display of power as bargaining teams continue to work on a new contract. The CTU fired up its members with a similar gathering in May 2012,...
  • Chicago principal picked to lead Brooks Middle School

    Chicago principal picked to lead Brooks Middle School
    District 97 is slated to appoint a new principal for Brooks Middle School on Tuesday. LeeAndra Khan, a high school principal in Chicago Public Schools, is the Board of Education's candidate for the post. The board is expected to vote on her hiring...
  • Can CPS be saved?

     Can CPS be saved?
    The last day of Chicago Public Schools classes is June 19. Less than two weeks later, a reckoning begins for CPS. And for its nearly 400,000 students. And their parents. And every Chicagoan who knows that the city can't thrive if its school system gasps....