More than a 100 Chicago-area teens headed to Iowa to campaign for Democratic presidential candidates ahead of the Iowa caucus next month.
After a student posted a racist meme on social media, black students called on the U of C Lab Schools to confront racism on campus.
A new agreement lays out officers’ roles and prohibits them from handling discipline or situations that could be managed by school staff.
Chicago Public Schools is well on its way to making good on its promise to hire more social workers in the schools.
Chicago Public Schools committed in the teachers’ contract to a nurse in every school. Finding the right kind of nurse will be a challenge.
The union and CPS are embroiled in a dispute over how extra money for veteran teachers agreed to in the new contract should be paid out.
In his annual report, the inspector general describes sexual abuse and other cases of fraud and misconduct by CPS staff and private vendors.
Total student debt reached its highest this year. A high school course teaches students what to expect and how to manage debt.
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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.”