Some city high schools have alarmingly few students enrolled this fall, raising questions about whether neighborhood high schools with long Chicago histories will be able to stay alive in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
The Affordable Care Act can be pretty confusing. So on the eve of the launch of health insurance marketplaces across the country, let's set aside the political debates for a moment and review the basics.
Before dawn, a government van picked up paratrooper Jeffrey Waggoner for the five-hour drive to a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in southern Oregon. His orders: detox from a brutal addiction to painkillers.
Chicago is backing away from a plan that would have meant additional deep budget cuts to schools. Under a new per-pupil budgeting system the district is implementing this year, Chicago is giving each school money based on how many students it enrolls.