Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has promised to take on City Hall’s budget gap without raising taxes. But he’s taking a different tack with red ink at the school district he controls.
Emanuel on Tuesday defended a $150 million property-tax hike proposed by Chicago Public Schools last week.
One of America's most successful charter-school networks receives more government money than it has previously admitted — and it's also not as successful as it has stated, according to a new study.Researchers say that schools in the Knowledge Is Power Program have a much higher attrition rate than i
To talk more about students who leave Chicago's charters, Eight Forty-Eighttalked with WBEZ's Linda Lutton and Sarah Karp, deputy editor of school reform magazine Catalyst.The two worked together to examine transfer-out rates at Chicago charter schools.