New details about the contract between Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Police Department raise questions about whether schools should be on the hook for benefits of officers and sergeants.Bill Healy / WBEZ

CPS Agreed To Pay School Police Officers’ Full Salary And Pensions — Up To $150,000 Per Year

New data shows what CPS’ contract with police calls for: a full year’s salary and benefits for 10 months of work.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.