Carlos Azcoitia served as a teacher, a principal, and an administrator before joining the board. Late last week he penned a column for the education publication Catalyst Chicago outlining his thoughts on how the board operates, and suggestions for new members as they move forward.
Chicago Public Schools is eliminating its contribution to non-union staff’s pensions. People with mental illness die 25 years earlier on average than those with sound mental health, according to a new study. The Perseid meteor shower will hit its peak tonight. This week's Reclaimed Soul will focus on live performances recorded in some of our nation’s prisons.