Chicago Public Schools Shows Off Training Program For Students With Disabilities — And Considers Opening More
The district is considering expanding an educational model meant to help students with more challenging disabilities transition into the real world, CPS CEO Pedro Martinez said Monday.
More Chicago Students Met Reading And Math Standards In 2022-23, Data Show
CPS CEO Pedro Martinez noted that “progress does not happen overnight,” but called the new data “extremely promising."
Chicago Public Schools Enrollment Is Stable For First Time In More Than A Decade
New preliminary numbers for this school year show just over 322,500 students are registered at CPS schools.
Applying To Chicago Public Schools? Here’s A Guide To The 2024-25 Application Process.
Families use the application for entry to a variety of schools, including selective test-in schools and neighborhood schools outside of their attendance boundaries.
Chicago Public Schools Is Becoming Less Low-Income. Here’s Why That Matters
Ten years ago, 85% of Chicago Public Schools students came from low-income households. Now, that figure is 73%.
After First Week Of Classes, Hundreds Of Chicago Students With Disabilities Waiting For Bus Routes
A total of 733 students with disabilities, who are legally entitled to transportation under federal law, were waiting for bus service as of Monday, CPS officials said.
Chicago Shortens Bus Routes For Most Students With Disabilities, While Others Wait For Service
District officials said 47 students with disabilities have bus rides longer than an hour. It’s a steep decline from last year when more than 3,000 had hour-plus commutes.
First Day Of School: Chicago Public Schools Reopens Under A New Era Of Leadership
As roughly 320,000 students went back to class across Chicago, the district faces a number of challenges for the new school year.
8,000 Chicago Public Schools Students Won’t Have Bus Service On First Day Of School
The district is blaming the problem on an ongoing bus driver shortage.
Chicago Schools With Mostly Black Student Bodies Share Less Information About LSCs: Report
The findings suggest that white and more affluent parents are more likely to have access to accurate LSC information and LSCs without parent vacancies.
Chicago School Board To Shift When It Meets To Increase Public Participation
The board will meet Thursdays instead of Wednesday, and plan to periodically host meetings in other neighborhoods.