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Nader Issa covers education for the Chicago Sun-Times.

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282 Articles
about 14 hours ago
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COVID-19 safety pact between Chicago Public Schools and teachers’ union near as CTU plans vote on...

The district and teachers’ union have negotiated all summer in hopes of avoiding the contentious battles of the past ...

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about 18 hours ago
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City must help CPS support students through gun violence, mental health crises, schools chief says

CPS CEO Pedro Martinez previewed the school year for a lunch crowd at the City Club of Chicago in his first appearanc...

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7 days ago
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Whitney Young H.S. selects new principal, only its 4th in 47 years, to replace retiring Joyce Kenner

Assistant Principal Rickey Harris takes over the prestigious Near West Side school. Harris has served two stints at W...

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13 days ago
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CPS takes another budget hit, loses $30M in expected state funding

The state’s largest school district by far was surprisingly categorized Friday in the second tier of financial need —...

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15 days ago
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Laid-off CPS librarian finds new home — and mandate — at King College Prep

“I was super, super excited and so thankful that this principal has a vision and knows his students deserve this and ...

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24 days ago
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Chicago Board of Education to vote on new $10.2M school police contract

The policing program at CPS has undergone major changes the past couple years after widespread protests called for th...

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24 days ago
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CPS to repay Illinois $10.9M annually for 8 years after funding mistake

The payment plan comes after months of discussions between CPS officials and the Illinois State Board of Education.

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30 days ago
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CHA board approves leasing public housing land to CPS for new Near South Side high school

The plan is contingent on the school system receiving approval from the Board of Education for its $70 million share ...

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about 1 month ago
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CHA to consider leasing public housing land to CPS for new Near South Side high school

The former Harold Ickes site has been vacant since 2010, and now Chicago Housing Authority officials are looking to l...

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about 1 month ago
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In an age of misinformation, why are there so few librarians at Chicago Public Schools?

The nation’s third-largest public school system with 290,000 students in 513 district-operated, non-charter schools, ...

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about 1 month ago
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Northwestern president-elect steps down after cancer diagnosis

Renowned economist Rebecca Blank would have been the first woman to serve as Northwestern’s president.

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about 1 month ago
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Over $150K raised for CPS teacher, family members wounded in Highland Park shooting

CPS officials said they had been in touch with teacher Zoe Kolpack Tuesday morning as she begins her recovery.

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