To get a sense of the education challenges facing Chicago’s next mayor, "Eight Forty-Eight" talked with some of the people most affected. Jeff Wright is a principal at King College Prep, a selective enrollment high school on Chicago’s South Side.
Lakeesha Harris and her domestic partner, Janean Watkins blended their families more than a decade ago. Since then they’ve been struggling to secure a good education for their six children, who range in age from 11 to 18.
WBEZ teamed up with Gery ChicoThis isn’t about politics, it’s about doing the best job we can for our kids. Miguel Del ValleWe need to invest public resources in a way that ensures that every neighborhood s