Chicago Schools Chief Resigns Amid Investigation - Education Week
Chicago public schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett resigned last week amid a federal probe.
Officials: Chicago schools chief resigns amid federal probe - Education
Illinois school funding would increase in Democratic budget - Education
Report: Rauner schools czar paid through agency facing cuts - Education
House approves bill allowing students to opt out of exams - Education Week
Programs Aim to Smooth Student-Police Relations - Education Week
Amid racially charged incidents in U.S. cities, some advocacy and law-enforcement groups are taking steps to foster better relations between police and minority youths.
Illinois Policymakers Scramble After Pension Law Struck Down - Education
State legislators and the governor are under pressure to craft a new plan after the state’s high court overturned a 2013 statute altering pensions for retired teachers.
Push for Grade-Level Reading Takes Many Forms - Education Week
A school attendance program in Connecticut, a free preschool in Kansas, and summer learning programs in Illinois and Iowa are all part of an effort to ensure students read proficiently by the end of 3rd grade.
Gov. Rauner moves to keep schools open during budget clash - Education Week
Democrats battle themselves on Chicago schools pension bill - Education
Contract talks break down between Chicago teachers and city - Education
Illinois teacher fired for stepping on US flag - Education Week
Illinois Senate advances plan to increase school funding - Education Week
Chicago mayor to detail $200 million in school district cuts - Education
Mayor: Chicago school cuts include layoffs, less maintenance - Education
Chicago teachers protest planned cuts after pension payment - Education
Chicago school officials warn of additional funding cuts - Education Week
Property tax freeze, school funding go to Illinois Senate - Education Week
Illinois budget impasse may mean no free ACT tests - Education Week
Report: Illinois school districts avoid pension penalties - Education Week
Another rating agency lowers investment grade of CPS bonds - Education Week
Some Illinois students to take new science exam in 2016 - Education Week
Chicago schools budget banks on state funds not yet approved - Education
Illinois to get grant to defray AP exam costs for students - Education Week
Chicago transit agency offers free rides on 1st school day - Education Week
Gov. Rauner signs advanced placement reform bill into law - Education Week
Chicago school board passes $5.7 billion spending plan - Education Week
Chicago officials to reopen high school after fiery protests - Education
New Illinois Law to Prompt Changes in Discipline Policies - Education Week
School districts are expected to rewrite policies to limit the use of suspensions and expulsions under a statute championed by student groups.
New state law enforces civics requirement for high schoolers - Education
Illinois schools superintendent warns districts about tests - Education
Illinois students fare poorly on new statewide tests - Education Week
Illinois districts back Rauner plan to undo school mandates - Education
From Pre-K to Higher Ed., Duncan Touts Priorities on Bus Tour - Education
The education secretary hit the road a multistate, back-to-school trek, joined at one point by President Barack Obama.
Report indicates disparities persist in CPS discipline - Education Week
Discipline - Education Week
High suspension rates in the Chicago district are driven by a cluster of schools with high concentrations of "extremely disadvantaged students," a new report finds.
Chicago Public Schools lower graduation rate after errors - Education Week
Illinois to implement new ratings for schools, districts - Education Week
Elgin schools CEO frustrated with lack of Legionella advice - Education
Chicago Plans More Cuts to Special Education - Education Week
A school spokeswoman said the reductions were necessary because of an enrollment drop in the 400,000-student district, which is facing a $480 million budget gap.
Karen Lewis to seek another term as teachers union head - Education Week
The Latest: Chicago Public Schools mum on indictment - Education Week
Ex-Chicago Public Schools leader charged with corruption - Education Week
Student Mobility - Education Week
Changing schools often in the earliest grades puts students at a significant risk of poor math performance and critical-thinking skills in upper elementary school, according to a new study.
Former Chicago Schools CEO to Plead Guilty to Bribery Charges, Feds Say -
In their indictment of Barbara Byrd-Bennett, federal prosecutors allege the former superintendent steered a $23 million, no-bid contract to her former employers.
Ex-Chicago Public Schools CEO pleads guilty, apologizes - Education Week
Records: $200,000 for ex-Illinois education superintendent - Education Week
Former Chicago Chief Pleads Guilty in Corruption Probe - Education Week
Barbara Byrd-Bennett, 66, who resigned from the district in June, faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and fines.
Chicago-area district OKs later start so students can sleep - Education
Teacher strike gives 6K Illinois kids month off from school - Education
Data show many Illinois students unprepared for college - Education Week
District defends privacy curtains for transgender girl - Education Week