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Why are Latino teachers a minority in CPS?
Jul. 15, 2015
The percentage of Latino teachers is inching up, but still not keeping pace with the rapidly growing Latino student population in Chicago.
Why are there fewer black teachers in CPS?
Jul. 14, 2015
In the past 15 years, the percentage of CPS teachers who are black has dropped from 40 to 23 percent.
CPS: School budgets reflect dire financial problems
Jul. 13, 2015
Around two thirds of CPS school budgets will be smaller this year, according to information Chicago Public Schools is releasing to principals today.
Community college in Chicago just got more expensive
Jul. 8, 2015
The cost of community college is going up in Chicago—especially for students who attend part-time.
CPS, Mayor warn of deep cuts
Jul. 1, 2015
The proposed $200M in cuts include 1,400 layoffs and come after the district paid a $634M pension bill.
CPS makes pension payment, but cuts and layoffs loom
Jun. 30, 2015
The head of the Chicago Teachers Pension Fund says Chicago Public Schools deposited the full $634 million into the pension fund Tuesday evening, but CPS officials say it will impact 1,400 jobs.
Rauner proposal would advance $450M to help Chicago schools
Jun. 29, 2015
Gov. Bruce Rauner is offering to accelerate state grant payments to help Chicago Public Schools make a $634 million pension contribution.
Chicago Teachers Union: No contract deal in sight
Jun. 25, 2015
Union president Karen Lewis says negotiations have broken down just days ahead of the teachers' contract expiring.
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