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.
The lessons learned in CPS go beyond what’s taught in the classroom.
A retrospective look at the weekly Black-led food distribution program outside Burke Elementary.
Despite bad data and board discord, CPS renews contract with CPD.
For years the schools of Chicago have been pawns in the mayor’s budget games.
The Chicago Poetry Center gives CPS students virtual literary lessons.