February 25, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Chicago Public Schools Continue To Cut Deeply Into Educator, Librarian Positions

The latest layoffs follow a trend that has plagued CPS, and the state of Illinois, where school librarian positions continue to drop.

School Librarians Join Chicago Teachers Union In Pay Raise Fight

This is the first year that Chicago school librarians are officially represented by the Chicago Teachers Union during negotiations with the Chicago Public School system.

Chicago Schools Seek Library Tech Coordinator

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has just posted an opening for a library technology coordinator, according to Lisa E. Perez, library manager for CPS’s Department of Literacy. It’s encouraging to see the opening given that Chicago, like many US cities, has recently faced budget cuts.