To accommodate Chicago Public Schools' longer day, the CTA has agreed to extend students' discounted public transportation rates during the school year. Read »
On speed cameras and a longer school day, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has cited studies to back up his proposals. But studies of those studies show the mayor is misinterpreting data to promote his agenda. Read »
Union concedes a longer school day is inevitable next year for all Chicago schools, but said teachers should get a raise to compensate them for the extra time. Read »
Republican senator meets with mayor's new schools CEO to discuss implementation, value of longer school day. Read »
Nearly every alderman stood up in support of the longer day, offering much praise for the idea. Read »
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is getting his wish -- partially -- regarding longer school days for Chicago Public Schools, and how it happened has some in the Chicago Teachers Union crying foul. Read »
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