Stories by Sarah Karp
Researchers are predicting the drop but stress lower enrollment could benefit the remaining students by allowing CPS to spend more per child.
The state’s largest school district was surprisingly categorized Friday in the second tier of financial need — a move that comes with a corresponding drop in funding.
King denies the allegations laid out in a CPS inspector general’s report and his lawyer says he’ll fight to clear his name.
Tim King’s Urban Prep Academies are famous for graduating its Black male students, but finances have been shaky for years.
CPS’ board almost never goes against a recommendation by the school district. In this case, over the firing of two activist teachers, it did.
Chicago Public Schools is prioritizing students with disabilities, students who are homeless and low-income students first for bus rides.
CPS last month hit pause on the controversial school. But on Tuesday, the CHA is slated to vote on a measure that could kick start its construction.
Former Ald. Michael Scott, the son of a former Chicago Public Schools board president, is being appointed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
Fleeing gunfire, Highland Park parade goers found safety in the small businesses along Central Avenue
“I had them all come in, I closed the doors, I turned off the lights” said one store’s manager, of the moments after shots were fired into the crowd.
CPS says Urban Prep operated using cash advances and predatory loans. School leaders say its financial issues have been resolved.