NPR: Librarians Are A Luxury Chicago Public Schools Can't Afford

Two years ago, the Chicago Public Schools budgeted for 454 librarians. Last year, the budget called for 313 librarians, and now that number is down to 254.

Setting the record straight on Lewis’ ‘apparent change of heart’

It is not hypocritical to say that CPS should provide both an enriching academic curriculum and also more CTE options. Instead of preparing CPS students for the firefighter’s academy, the mayor would prefer to lower the admissions standards.

Chicago Teachers Union calls for full-day universal preschool

The CTU calls on the City of Chicago to adopt a universal system that provides a full-day of early care and education for children under the age of 5. 

Washington Post: And now, final exams for kindergartners. Really.

Just when you think things can’t get any worse for kindergartners, they do.

2014 Deferred Pay Advisory

As you unpack your boxes and ready your classrooms or offices, also consider doing the same to your finances.

A Labor Day message

Thank you to the hard working men and women of Chicago who make this city work day in and day out.
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