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Alderman: Committee to probe CPS' use of bond deals

The Chicago City Council’s Education and Child Development Committee will hold a hearing to examine Chicago Public Schools’ borrowing practices, committee chair Ald. Latasha Thomas said Wednesday.

Chicago Public Schools To Teach ‘Safe Anal Sex’ To Fourth Graders?

A rumored plan by the Chicago Public Schools to teach “safe anal sex” and other unconventional sex topics to fourth graders has made its rounds on the internet. According to circulating stories, parents were allegedly appalled to find...Show More Summary

Chicago Public Schools Teach 5th-Graders About “Safe” Anal Sex

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Did Chicago Public Schools plan to teach "safe anal sex" and other sexually explicit topics to fourth or fifth graders?

Emanuel: Too late to recoup potential losses on CPS bonds

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that it's too late to try to recoup any of the money from burdensome interest payments that Chicago Public Schools made after issuing risky auction-rate bonds.

Chicago Public Schools: A teaching moment about risk

In recent years Chicago Public Schools joined the rest of the country in getting scorched by the Great Recession. It looks like the district got outplayed by its bankers too. "Borrowing Trouble," a three-part series by the Tribune's Jason Grotto and Heather Gillers, explored how CPS, under...

CPS must recover losses from toxic financial deals

Two years ago Chicago Public Schools officials and Mayor Rahm Emanuel claimed they had to close more than 100 schools to save money. It turns out that the costs of the closings, along with the installation of countless Safe Passage routes to protect children moved to new schools, have far...

Homeless Students Exist in Every School. Is This the Year We Support Them?

November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. As a teacher in Chicago Public Schools I am writing to ask readers, and the community of the city of Chicago, for help. Over 22,000 of our students were identified as homeless last...Show More Summary

Homeless Students Exist in Every School. Is This the Year We Support Them?

November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. As a teacher in Chicago Public Schools I am writing to ask readers, and the community of the city of Chicago, for help. Over 22,000 of our students were identified as homeless last...Show More Summary

Emergency supplies of epinephrine in schools save lives

According to a new study, stock epinephrine was used on 38 children and adults in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) during the 2012-13 school year for severe anaphylactic emergencies. According to the study, CPS was the first large urban school district in the United States to develop and implement a comprehensive stock epinephrine policy in accordance with state guidelines.

Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools

Fresh from the world of high-stakes trading, David Vitale arrived at Chicago Public Schools a decade ago with a plan to transform the way it borrowed money.

Emergency Supplies of Epinephrine in Schools Save Lives

According to a new study being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting, stock epinephrine was used on 38 children and adults in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) during the 2012-13 school year for severe anaphylactic emergencies. Show More Summary

Garcia: Emanuel has 'given up' on schools, crime

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has given up on Chicago's public safety and its public schools, new mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia said Wednesday in his first public appearance since announcing his fledgling campaign.

The Emerging Political Divide Between Public and Private Unions

By Steven Malanga, The Wall Street Journal Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has earned the ire of government-worker unions by supporting cuts in pension benefits for some city workers and closing failing schools.

Chicago Organizers Protest Lead-Contaminated Schools

Chicago Light Brigade demonstrators protesting lead-contamination in schools outside Chicago Public Schools headquarters in the Loop. Photo by Emily Brosious Organizers with Chicago Light Brigade (CLB) demonstrated outside a board of education meeting Wednesday morning to call for immediate...

Openlands Builds Green Space for Chicago Public Schools

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at McPherson Elementary School. Photo courtesy of Openlands Openlands, one of the oldest metropolitan conservation organizations in the nation, celebrated its continued effort to green Chicago Public Schools with the opening of its latest school garden in...

Just when things were looking bad for PARCC, they got worse

Chief executive Barbara Byrd-Bennett talks about PARCC testing at the Sept. 22 Chicago Public School Board meeting. Just when things were already looking bad for PARCC, one of the two multi-state Common Core testing consortia, they just got worse. The chief executive of the Chicago Public School system said that she wants to delay the use of the […]

So....We Get a Refund Now?

On one hand, this justifies Rahm closing 50 schools. On the other, shouldn't we get a property tax cut now? Chicago Public Schools’ official enrollment dipped below 400,000 for the first time in years, the district announced Tuesday,...Show More Summary

Just when things were looking bad for PARCC, they got worse

Chief executive Barbara Byrd-Bennett talks about PARCC testing at the Sept. 22 Chicago Public School Board meeting. Just when things were already looking bad for PARCC, one of the two multi-state Common Core testing consortia, they just got worse. The chief executive of the Chicago Public School system said that she wants to delay the use of the […]

A new path to college for CPS students

Every year, hundreds of Chicago Public Schools students earn decent grades, graduate from high school and then... flounder. Many of them don't get the encouragement to enroll in college, many can't afford college tuition. That's a shame...Show More Summary

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