Stories by Sarah Karp
“We do not have a plan to create a list of individuals who are traveling and try to track them down,” Allison Arwady said.
The majority of board members opted to let local school councils continue to decide if they want police officers stationed in their schools.
Since the police killing of George Floyd, calls to pull police from schools have grown. Chicago Public Schools’ CEO says individual schools should decide.
Unlike police officers, restorative justice coordinators are trained to help the students in a more holistic way.
WBEZ talked to six local activists about the significance of the George Floyd uprisings and what happens next.
Rafael Galarza, who is graduating from elementary school in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, credits his immigrant mother for his success.
The Chicago Teachers Union is supporting calls to end the controversial practice of stationing police in Chicago public schools.
As Chicagoans respond to the death of George Floyd, four reporters take us through the moments that defined this historic week.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is vowing to aggressively protect South and West neighborhoods from looting this weekend.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is rejecting calls to remove police stationed in Chicago public schools.