Tag Archives: Chicago Public Schools

On the endangered list Chicago Public Schools

Will CPS high schools be next in line for closures?

May 23, 2013 // Comments are off for this post.

What you need to know about CPS CEO changeup: Brizard out, Byrd-Bennett in
Chicago Public Schools

October 18, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

What you need to know about CPS CEO Jean-Claude Brizard being replaced by Barbara Byrd-Bennett, who was previously CEO of the Cleveland school system.

CPS announces revised calendar to make up school days lost in strike
Chicago Public Schools

September 28, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

Chicago Public Schools students will attend classes until nearly the end of June, with some students having their winter break cut short to make up days lost due to the Chicago Teachers Union strike.

Back at school after the strike: How did it go?
Chicago Public Schools

September 21, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

Three Mash reporters who are also CPS students talk about what their first day back after the strike was like.

IN THE SEPT. 20 ISSUE OF THE MASH: ‘Teenage dream’
Chicago Public Schools

September 20, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

In the Sept. 20, 2012 issue of The Mash: teen immigrants talk about acceptance in America, a CPS teacher talks about what it was like to go on strike, an interview with author of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" (Stephen Chbosky), a book review of "Speechless," and more!

The strike was no walk in the park, one teacher says
Chicago Public Schools

September 20, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

The Mash talks to Lincoln Park teacher Michael Rusin about what it was like to go on strike.

How CPS students feel now that the teachers strike is over
Chicago Public Schools

September 19, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

The Chicago Teachers Union voted Tuesday evening to suspend the city’s first teacher strike in 25 years, returning more than 350,000 students to the classroom on Wednesday. Three Mash reporters who attend CPS schools and are headed back to class weighed in below with their feelings about the strike being over.

VIDEO: Former CPS teacher says ‘There’s a revolving door at CPS’
Chicago Public Schools

September 17, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

Mash reporter Matt Cullen from Walter Payton headed out to Union Park on Saturday, Sept. 15, to cover the Chicago Teachers Union rally.

Chicago teachers strike to continue Monday despite tentative deal
Chicago Public Schools

September 16, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

Chicago teachers will remain on strike Monday, even though both sides had reached a tentative deal over the weekend.