Laid off? Know someone who was? My condolences. CPS announced layoffs on Friday and more are to come -- not a surprise but certainly something no one wants to hear, especially if you're tenured or thought you were safe or were excited to follow your kids to another school and make that place work. Or perhaps you've got other things on your mind or links you'd like to share. Here's the place -- every- and any-thing related to CPS or education in Chicago in general.
Chicago Public Schools to lay off nearly 850 workers CBS News: Chicago Public Schools says its plan to close 50 schools and programs means that it will have to lay off nearly 850 workers. The number released Fridayincludes about 550 teachers along with teacher assistants, bus aides, clerks, custodians and..
CPS announces teacher layoffs; union braces for more Chicago Tribune: The announcement by Chicago Public Schools on Friday that 420 teachers, more than a third of them with tenure, will be losing their jobs because of school closings was just the opening shot in what figures to be a very tough summer for the union and ..
850 teachers, staffers get pink slips at closing, 'turnaround' schools Chicago Sun-Times: About 850 teachers and staffers at schools doomed to either close this month or to reboot their staffs were handed pink slips Fridayafternoon, according to Chicago Public Schools.
City To Hire 600 Workers For Safe Passage Routes After School Closings CBS2: Chicago
Chicago police officers, along with volunteers from the community, provide security at Cook Elementary School and other Chicago Public Schools under the Safe Passage Program, to make sure kids can get to and from school safely..
Chicago gets 11000 requests for safe passage to schools, will hire 600 adults ... Fox News: Jadine Chou, Chicago Public Schools officer of safety and security, said parents at more than 40 schools receiving students from closed schools have had a chance to see the proposed safe routes and have given their input.
Teachers Trained by Match Education Have 100 Percent Job Placement for Fifth ... DigitalJournal.com: Match has partnered with the Houston Independent School District, the Lawrence Public School District and Chicago Public Schools to implement the Match Tutoring model, and with schools across New Orleans to implement its teacher training and coaching
FROM BBB: "Consolidating underutilized schools will give thousands of children this fall an opportunity to access a safe, higher-quality, 21st-century education with all of the investments that parents, principals, teachers and we agree children need for a bright future such as a library, safe passage, AC, access to updated technologies, science, computer and media labs, all of which will be made possible by redirecting resources from these underutilized schools as part of the process we created in partnership with the CTU in our joint contract agreement."
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