Chicago Public Schools is toying with no longer guaranteeing seats for neighborhood students at three top North Side schools.
Sherod Gordon and seven others are accused of arranging a kickback scheme that awarded contracts to companies tied to Gordon and his wife.
Chicago has a special home for teens experiencing homelessness or housing instability, but identifying teens has been surprisingly hard.
Journalists from NPR Illinois say an University of Illinois policy has stalled their reporting on sexual assault at the school.
Some Chicago aldermen are breathing a sigh of relief now that Chicago teachers have reached a tentative agreement with Mayor Lori Lightfoot to end their strike. But it’s still unclear whether the rookie mayor will face any long-term political damage from the walkout. Listen to the story above.
It’s less than a week from a possible Chicago teachers strike. And as of Friday, a contract deal between the Chicago Teachers Union and the school district seems elusive. Education reporter Sarah Karp shares what to expect in the coming days.