Darnell Earley faced mounting criticism in the role, with teachers staging coordinated sick-outs in December and January to protest the district's decaying buildings, large class sizes, and declining pay and benefits.
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March 04, 2016
February 29, 2016
Chicago Public Schools continues to struggle with financial shortfalls, and has outlined a new round of spending cuts that will include layoffs of a small number of teachers.
February 26, 2016
The Detroit schools filed the lawsuit in January against teachers, grassroots groups, and the union, seeking an injunction to stop the sickouts that have closed dozens of schools over the past two months.
February 17, 2016
The ruling could ultimately affect how the city manages school closings, teacher contracts, and decisions on charter schools.
February 11, 2016
Teachers have cited the conditions at Spain Elementary-Middle and other Detroit schools as the motivating force behind several sickouts earlier this school year.
February 08, 2016
The financially strapped school district has begun using money budgeted for other departments to fix the most urgent building problems.
February 02, 2016
Public assessment of Darnell Earley's job performance has tanked, with groups ranging from the city's teachers union to state lawmakers calling for his ouster.
February 01, 2016
The Chicago Teachers' Union on Monday said the district offered no guaranteed funds to pay for what it was offering the union and that there was lack of trust between union members and the school district.
January 29, 2016
An agreement would avert a teachers' union strike in Chicago, the nation's third largest school district.
January 28, 2016
The lawsuit is the latest volley in a frenzied legal battle between teachers and the leadership of the troubled state-run school district.