Thousands of students in the Chicago area plan to walk out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence.
The vote by Chicago Teachers Union members is the second of its kind in recent memory and comes as CPS' finances continue to deteriorate.
The city's chief financial officer said CPS has yet to receive $467 million it expected in block-grant payments from the state.
The plan breaks from No Child Left Behind most significantly in two ways: how schools are graded and how they’re treated if they fall short.
Chicago’s chief education officer said a new WBEZ documentary gets to “essence of what’s actually happening” in some high-poverty schools.