CPS officials say they do their best to address environmental issues, but the district does not have enough money to keep up.
Prosecutors say the man allegedly committed another murder just weeks earlier
New data shows almost every Chicago high school revised its graduation rates down after mislabeling dropouts over the past four years.
We found thousands of Chicago Public Schools dropouts are not being counted correctly. Now officials pledge to ensure accurate graduation rates.
Thousands of Chicago Public Schools dropouts are not being counted correctly, artificially boosting the district’s graduation numbers.
Chicago Public Schools is contracting with for-profit companies to give teens a faster way to earn a high school diploma. Some worry the new, part-time, online alternative schools lower the bar and make a second chance more appealing than the first.
WBEZ plotted annual school closings and schools “turned around” since the 2001-02 school year when CPS began shuttering schools as a reform strategy.
Schools with admissions policies—charter, magnet and selective enrollment—see an increase in both funding and positions. About 87 percent of the city’s 100 charter schools will get more money from CPS, compared to just 30 percent of traditional public schools.