Education

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Illinois among states with largest drops in graduation rate

The trend of increasing course failures and graduation rate drops was nationwide, but Illinois is listed among the worst.

CTU leaders give city their blessing to resume in-person classes on Wednesday

Neither side disclosed further details Monday evening, but the deal would have students in class Wednesday and teachers a day earlier.

CTU vs. CPS fight hangs over students for a 2nd week

Both sides have filed complaints to a state labor board, but yet another extended dispute continues to hang over students.

Schools to shut for 3rd day as union debate rages

If you include the one-day work stoppage in 2016, this is the 5th contentious work stoppage within the last 10 years between the CTU and CPS, and the 4th within the last 6 years.

Classes canceled for 2nd day after no agreement with CTU

White House press secretary Jen Psaki, echoing President Joe Biden a day earlier, said Wednesday that the country is better equipped now to make sure schools can safely open, “including in Chicago."

CTU walks out on schools again

For the 3rd time in a little over 2 years, the Chicago Teacher's Union has walked away from teaching kids in schools.

CPS to cancel classes tomorrow if CTU votes remote tonight

CTU has characterized the vote as a return to remote instruction, but CPS called it a walkout. Martinez said buildings would remain open regardless, but classes would be canceled if CTU votes to go remote.
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