The latest on the indictment of formerChicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett, following a federal investigation into a $20 million no-bid contract (all times local):3:55 p.m.Officials with Chicago Public Schools have declined to discuss the indictment of the
The official graduation numbers that Mayor Rahm Emanuel touted throughout his first term and his re-election campaign were actually wrong. Chicago Public Schools has now revised the numbers down 2 to 3 percentage points for every year dating back to 2011.
Chicago Public Schools will not open any new for-profit alternative schools this year. The move comes after a historic expansion of schools for dropouts, part of an aggressive push to increase graduation rates.