Chicago Public Schools has instructed its principals not to let federal immigration agents inside district buildings without a criminal warrant. Chief Education Officer Janice Jackson also urged principals Tuesday to … Click to Continue »
Economists and advocates weigh-in on what Trump's plans to escalate deportations would cost (billions) and the effect they could have on the U.S. economy. Chicago Public Schools told principals not to let Immigration and Customs Enforcement...Show More Summary
A 14-year-old suburban Chicago middle school student charged with beating a 12-year-old into unconsciousness was assigned a public defender and put on electronic home monitoring. The boy who allegedly attacked … Click to Continue »
"The state treats CPS's schoolchildren, who are predominantly African American and Hispanic, as second-class children," the lawsuit alleges. [ more › ]
Many parents are upset after Chicago Public School officials sent home a letter to parents trashing President Trump and Republican... The post ALL CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS Send Letter Home to Parents Bashing Trump and GOP Governor appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
And people wonder why School Choice is so popular… Chicago Public School administrators sent all their students home with a politically charged letter accusing Governor Bruce Rauner of “cheating” the children in their district with his policies, by comparing him to President Donald Trump. Show More Summary
As if Chicago’s already cash-strapped public schools could handle any more cuts, Chicago Public Schools announced Monday it is freezing $46 million in discretionary funds, blaming Gov. Bruce Rauner and the state budget impasse for the cuts. [ more › ]
"The efficiency measures proposed by Chicago Public Schools and imposed by the Chicago Board of Education have led to mass privatization, costly contracts, program cuts, mass layoffs, and an increased inefficiency of our public school services all while frivolously lining the pockets of wealthy investors." [ more › ]
On Jan. 25 the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health and the Chicago Department of Public Health will launch a new progressive partnership aimed at improving public health in Chicago. Under a 10-year agreement, the...Show More Summary
A test of Chicago Public Schools found more than 350 water sources with lead levels that exceeded federal standards. [ more › ]
“This could be the beginning of a promising new period for public education in this country,” said NEA President Dennis Van Roekel. …In Chicago, Duncan set his sights on reducing the dropout rate, reducing school violence and creating successful new schools. Show More Summary
(University of Chicago Medical Center) Selected publications by Samuel Hellman, M.D., former physician-in-chief at the nation's top cancer center, former chair of radiation therapy at the Harvard Medical School and past president of two of the most influential cancer organizations, collected in a new book from Oxford Press.
BLUE MODEL BLUES: Desperate Chicago School System Looks to Shield Debt from Potential Bankruptcy. Facing junk-bond status as it drowns in underfunded pension obligations, the Chicago public school system is trying to induce investors to buy its debt through an accounting scheme that will (theoretically) allow the bonds to keep paying interest even if the […]
In ninth grade, I transferred to a new school and spent the first few months eating lunch alone in a bathroom stall. Things got better, I made friends, and I now look back on high school fondly. But I was reminded of that painful ritual...Show More Summary
Local artist wants to celebrate the First Lady with public painting In an effort to help Chicago students find a role model to look up to, local artist Chris Devins decided to literally elevate someone from the community. His planned...Show More Summary
Young people in Chicago's toughest neighborhoods are stuck. The public schools are in shambles. Kids drop out instead of graduating. If they do graduate, they're unlikely to get into college. They probably can't find a good job, either. That means they're likely unemployed long term, perhaps scraping by on welfare. Show More Summary
A Chicago Public School has thankfully canceled plans to host a "Christian"-themed haunted house that took gruesome inspiration from the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando. [ more › ]
Click here for reuse options! Seriously, what is wrong with people? A public Chicago elementary school has cancelled a Christian haunted house after learning that the event would include depictions of mass shootings. According to Windy...Show More Summary
A haunted house at a public school was supposed to have scenes featuring the Pulse nightclub attack. More » Chicago Elementary School Cancels Haunted House Depicting Pulse Nightclub Shooting is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
The event, to be presented by a supposedly Christian producer, was to be held at a Chicago public school.