Save Dyett hunger strikers say they’ll continue their fight to re-open the school as a green technology hub, even after Chicago Public Schools announced yesterday it will open its doors again in 2016 as an open enrollment school with an arts-based curriculum.
The NRA is training the Indiana National Guard on conceal and carry. A former Chicago Public Schools school board joins us today to talk about his tenure, and his suggestions for current and future leadership at the district. How could the Chinese economy impact home prices here in Chicago? And...are you happy with your body? We sit down with Danielle Pinnock, who turned a study about body image into a one-woman show.
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.