Officials, parents worry Chicago schools deal won’t stick
CHICAGO (AP) — Teachers in the nation's third-largest school district pulled back from a threatened strike after a tentative last-minute contract agreement that Chicago officials acknowledged Tuesday may amount to a temporary fix and parents worried would fall apart.
Chicago teachers, district reach tentative deal; no strike
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers and the nation's third-largest school district struck a tentative deal on a new contract late Monday, averting what would have been the second major strike since 2012 for Chicago Public Schools just hours before union members were set to hit the picket lines.
Teachers union, Chicago school district reach contract deal
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers and officials in the nation's third-largest school district reached a tentative agreement late Monday to avert a strike that would have affected about 400,000 students.
Chicago schools cites drop in enrollment for new layoffs
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools has announced the layoff of about 250 teachers and staff members, citing a steeper-than-expected decline in enrollment.
CPS says total enrollment on the 10th day of the school year was 378,481 students, down 14,000 students from last year.
The layoffs announced Monday are in addition to the more than 500 teachers and 500 support staff laid off in August because of enrollment declines.