The union and CPS are embroiled in a dispute over how extra money for veteran teachers agreed to in the new contract should be paid out.
In his annual report, the inspector general describes sexual abuse and other cases of fraud and misconduct by CPS staff and private vendors.
Total student debt reached its highest this year. A high school course teaches students what to expect and how to manage debt.
Here are WBEZ's must-read education stories from 2019, including a look at Chicago’s teacher shortage, Common Core and prom send-off parties.
Chicago’s new chief equity officer says the drive to make sure all students get what they need shouldn’t be a “zero-sum game.”
Over the protests of some parents and students, the board of education voted Wednesday night to shutter two poor-performing charter schools.
Englewood STEM opened to replace four failing schools. The teachers union filed grievances against the principal; others defend the school.
A recent racist post at a Naperville school is highlighting long-standing problems the district says it’s committed to addressing.
Three Southwest Side preschools serving hundreds of families closed right before Thanksgiving. They say there are few alternatives.
After 10 years, Common Core isn’t living up to its promise — even while teachers say it’s changed the classroom experience for the better.