Back in the old days, it used to be that an FBI raid on a private company meant something. Read »
A debate is raging on the West Side of Chicago over whether a recently shuttered Chicago Public School should be used by a private charter school operator who wants to repurpose the building for its own Read »
For years, some parents and education advocates have argued that charter schools in Chicago enjoyed an unfair advantage by routinely expelled troubled or poor-performing students at a much higher rate... Read »
For Mayor Rahm Emanuel, there’s no better time to talk tourism in Chicago than in January. Read »
The Chicago Teachers Union led the overnight vigil to protest charter school expansion ahead of a school board vote on 17 charter school proposals. Read »
The stories behind UNO and Concept demonstrate the need to take a hard look at how charters to open schools are won and lost in this state. Read »
A public hearing to help decide what schools will close next year drew 100 parents, teachers and community members angry not only about the closings but about CPS’ decision Friday to hike the number of... Read »
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