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Appeals panel: CPS worker doesn't need to prove work environment 'hellish' to press discrimination suit

By Scott Holland | Feb 22, 2019

A federal appeals panel in Chicago has revived a man's racial discrimination lawsuit against the Chicago Public Schools, saying the man doesn't need to demonstrate his workplace was "hellish" to accuse his supervisor of discrimination.

Chicago teacher is accused of leading yoga retreat to Nicaragua while on disability leave

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 14, 2019

The Chicago school board is suing a teacher, alleging she owes $18,000 after leading a yoga retreat in Nicaragua while on disability leave.

Appeals court: Shriver Center's FOIA request for school cop misconduct reports too burdensome

By Charmaine Little | Dec 19, 2018

A state appeals court has upheld the dismissal of an attempt to force the Chicago Board of Education to turn over documents and records concerning complaints the Chicago Public Schools may have received concerning police or security at Chicago's schools, as part of an effort by a social action group to expose what it believes is school discipline that contributes to the "school-to-prison pipeline."

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