From a contentious Board of Education meeting to the phasing out of a coveted magnet school in Lincoln Park/Old Town, this week and last has been a big moment for Chicago's schools system.Board of Education Meeting gets 'Occupied'WBEZ's education reporter Linda Lutton reported from
The president of the Chicago Teachers Union continued to criticize Mayor Emanuel's approach to implementing a longer school day at Chicago's public schools.Speaking Thursday on WBEZ's Eight Forty-Eight, Lewis said an advisory committee formed to make recommendations about the specific shape
It's not often the public gets a chance to speak directly with a key city leader, but not so now if you're a student, teacher, parent or citizen interested in public education in Chicago.The head of Ch
Every month WBEZ education reporter Linda Lutton joins Eight Forty-Eight for Cheat Sheet - the quick and dirty guide to Chicago’s Board of Education meetings.Wednesday was the first regular meeting of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's hand-picked Board of Education.
The President of the Chicago Board of Education called teachers "the most important part of our educational system", but insisted that the district can't afford to provide a four percent pay increase to teachers and other school union members during the next school year.The Chicago Teachers Union wa