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Eileen Pomeroy, Chalkbeat Chicago

Chicago Schools Started Removing Police Two Years Ago. What’s Happened Since?

CPS empowered local schools councils to make the decision to keep or remove police two years ago. Because the district has released few details about the impact, it’s hard to tell if a different approach to safety is working.


Legal Settlement Requires Chicago To Offer Translation Services To Parents Of Students With Disabilities

The settlement mandates Chicago Public Schools provide language translation services for non-English speaking parents at all IEP meetings, which are required by federal law for students with disabilities.