As the game’s popularity declines nationwide, the Morgan Park Mustangs are a beacon for the future of the sport
The problems with public schools seem like a broken record, but leave it to the NBC hit show Abbott Elementary, perhaps premiering at the right time . . . to make people think critically about the state of education in America’s major cities.
Nurses say conditions remain dire more than a month after a standoff with the mayor.
Having spent the better part of the last week closely following the showdown between CPS and its teachers, I’ve concluded there’s no way Mayor Lightfoot truly believes the positions she’s been taking. Not unless the mayor—who ran as a progressive—has suddenly transformed into a Chicago version of Ron DeSantis, ’cause the stuff she’s been spouting […]
For the last few weeks, there’s been heated debate about Mayor Rahm and his handling of the Laquan McDonald video. The question is: Did the mayor cover up evidence of a murder when he sat on the video showing police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting McDonald in 2014—only releasing the video after a Cook County […]
How allegations of sexual abuse exposed cracks in the foundation of Young Chicago Authors, Free Write Arts & Literacy, and the city’s spoken word community
Monica Ortiz confronts—and survives—many obstacles during a traumatic year.
The shooting of Adam Toledo shows that not much ever changes in Chicago.
The committee responded to blowback against its inclusion of Washington, Lincoln, and Grant statues on the list for possible removal.
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Karen Lewis knew you don’t make a lot of friends in high places when you stand up for teachers and poor kids.
With threats of termination, Mayor Lightfoot and Janice Jackson welcome teachers back to the classroom.
Teachers, parents, and students have to decide if CPS can keep COVID-19 out of the classroom.
Femdot’s nonprofit, Delacreme Scholars, has run the Scholars Slide By to deliver groceries to hundreds of people in need this summer.
Let’s end the myth that Mayors Daley and Rahm saved Chicago Public Schools.