Chicago’s new chief equity officer says the drive to make sure all students get what they need shouldn’t be a “zero-sum game.”
Over the protests of some parents and students, the board of education voted Wednesday night to shutter two poor-performing charter schools.
Englewood STEM opened to replace four failing schools. The teachers union filed grievances against the principal; others defend the school.
A recent racist post at a Naperville school is highlighting long-standing problems the district says it’s committed to addressing.
Three Southwest Side preschools serving hundreds of families closed right before Thanksgiving. They say there are few alternatives.
After 10 years, Common Core isn’t living up to its promise — even while teachers say it’s changed the classroom experience for the better.
School district officials heard from weary parents Thursday, one day after a student was charged after allegedly posting a racist ad online.
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.