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Protestors don’t want schools to close early

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Elected officials, the Chicago Teachers Union, community groups and parents of CPS students conveyed a strong message to...

CPS threatens to end year early because of funding

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool made a stunning statement earlier this week when he announced the current school...

Karen Lewis says a teachers strike likely

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Speaking at the City Club of Chicago Wednesday afternoon, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis spelled out her case...

SEC: Hold the Banks Accountable and Get Our Money Back

By Karen Lewis Over the last few years, parents and teachers in Chicago have been calling on Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his appointed school...

CPS announces 62 layoffs amid contract stalemate, financial concerns

By Mary Ann Ahern, nbcchicago.com Chicago Public Schools has announced another round of teacher layoffs amid an ongoing contract stalemate with the Chicago Teachers Union and...