RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Public Schools
A collection of news and information related to Chicago Public Schools published by this site and its partners.

Top Chicago Public Schools Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Most public school students aren't prepared for college work, data show

    Most public school students aren't prepared for college work, data show
    With top test scores and high graduation rates, Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook sees almost 90 percent of its graduates go off to college. But it's another story in a small community just south of the Wisconsin border, where only about half of...
  • South Side high school could get new life after advocacy

    South Side high school could get new life after advocacy
    Dyett High School on the South Side, slated to be closed at the end of the school year despite strong community opposition, could see new life. Chicago Public Schools said Friday that it will solicit proposals for a new, open-enrollment high school at...
  • Millions pledged to carry out CPS arts program

    Millions pledged to carry out CPS arts program
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools officials are set to announce Tuesday that private donors have pledged $10 million to help implement the district's plan to bolster arts education. The city has set a goal of raising $38 million to ensure...
  • Chicago Public Schools enrollment drops again

     Chicago Public Schools enrollment drops again
    Enrollment at Chicago Public Schools this year dipped below 400,000 students for the first time in at least 20 years. Student enrollment on the 20th day of school this year continued a decline that began in the early 2000s. The 396,683 students...
  • Study: Chicago charter schools lag traditional ones

     Study: Chicago charter schools lag traditional ones
    Charter schools have failed to improve Chicago's public school system and perform less ably than comparable traditional schools, according to a new report from an urban research group at the University of Minnesota Law School. The Institute on...
  • CPS gave 38 shots for allergic reactions in year

      CPS gave 38 shots for allergic reactions in year
    In the first year that Chicago Public Schools stocked epinephrine injectors at all schools, nurses and other trained workers administered the hormone 38 times, according a study by Northwestern Medicine published Monday in the American Journal of...
  • A Chicago work-readiness program that's working

    A Chicago work-readiness program that's working
    The do-gooders of Chicago spend a lot of time thinking about how to fix education and work-readiness programs, often seen as the only stairways to upward mobility. For 14 years, Jeff McCarter has run one called Free Spirit Media. It has taken that...
  • CHA backing $13 an hour minimum wage, mayor's office says

    CHA backing $13 an hour minimum wage, mayor's office says
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's efforts to position himself as a champion of higher wages continued Monday with his administration's announcement that the Chicago Housing Authority has agreed to his suggestion to require contractors and subcontractors to pay workers...
  • DuSable Museum chief to retire

    DuSable Museum chief to retire
    Carol Adams, president and CEO of the DuSable Museum of African American History, will retire on Dec. 31, according to an announcement from the museum. Adams joined the institution on Nov. 9, 2009. During her years in office she developed Chicago Public...
  • CPS asks feds for delay on new standardized test

    CPS asks feds for delay on new standardized test
    Chicago Public Schools chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett said Wednesday that she'll ask the federal government to delay the rollout of a new and controversial state exam for grade school students this spring. Byrd-Bennett told school board members that fully...
  • Hundreds of iPads, laptops stolen from South Side grade school

    Hundreds of iPads, laptops stolen from South Side grade school
    More than $100,000 worth of computer equipment was stolen from an Englewood elementary school, authorities said. Several people were seen entering Nicholson STEM Academy, 6006 S. Peoria St., about 12:30 a.m. Monday and were later seen leaving with...