CPS says conduct didn’t rise to level of disciplinary infraction

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South Loop Elementary (Matt Masterson / Chicago Tonight)

A Chicago Public School principal whose school is in the process of constructing a $60 million expansion attempted to sway the answers of teachers on a 2017 survey measuring the overall quality of the school.

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High school students who take advanced classes are more likely to enroll in college. But Chicago Public Schools says that not enough minority students are getting access to this more challenging coursework.

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Were children put in danger when Chicago Public Schools charter schools hired 163 former CPS employees on a “do not hire” list? Chicago Board of Education Inspector General Nicholas Schuler joins us.

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Under its accountability guidelines, the Board of Education can opt to revoke or not renew charters that have been placed on an academic warning list.

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Karen Lewis appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Sept. 5.

Recovering from what she describes as a “slight stroke,” Chicago Teacher’s Union President Karen Lewis on Tuesday revealed that she’s been in the hospital for the past week.

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A new book questions whether for-profit law schools benefit students, or just investors. A discussion with author Riaz Tejani.

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How has free college tuition worked out for some students? City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Juan Salgado joins us.

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Chicago Public Schools principals learned this week that they won’t lose money if enrollment figures following the first two weeks of school were below projections made when budgets were estimated in July.

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Calls for the ouster of CPS CEO Forrest Claypool and General Counsel Ronald Marmer come on the heels of a leaked report alleging Marmer violated the district’s ethics code.

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On top of announcing its 2017 PARCC results, the Illinois State Board of Education says it plans to stick with the exam that critics have called confusing and unreliable.

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(Courtesy of Loyola University Chicago)

In 2015, Loyola University Chicago started a two-year college to provide high-quality education to low-income students. Now the school has graduated its first class of students.

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The University of Chicago (Don Burkett / Flickr)

The new U.S. News and World Report college rankings are out. See which Illinois schools made the list.

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(Thomas Hawk / Flickr)

A new report from Chicago Public Schools’ legal watchdog states an alternative high school located within the Cook County Jail has been falsifying its enrollment and graduation numbers for years.

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Just days after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a new education funding formula into law, his handpicked education chief announced her departure.

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A week after announcing a record-high graduation rate among students last year, Chicago Public Schools said Monday that more of those students are ready for college than ever before.

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The Chicago Public Schools chief talks about the challenges facing the school system.