It was a connect-the-dots moment in Chicago as the following news stories recently broke in rapid succession. Chicago Public School enrollment fell again. It’s now down more than 115,000 students over the last 20 years. There are homeless camps in many parks and under viaducts, including Touhy Park on the far north side. That’s where […]
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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.
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.
Mayor Lightfoot hires an investigator to tell her what she already knows about the Anjanette Young raid.
Teachers, parents, and students have to decide if CPS can keep COVID-19 out of the classroom.
Despite bad data and board discord, CPS renews contract with CPD.
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Jabari “Naledge” Evans of Kidz in the Hall talks about his doctoral dissertation, incorporating hip-hop into education, the drill scene hacking the industry, and more.
Thank you, Chicago teachers, for forcing the powers that be to take a small step toward doing the right thing.
To settle the teachers’ strike Mayor Lightfoot should scrape some more “mayonnaise” from the TIF slush fund.
Just last year Chicago had billions for Amazon but now it’s suddenly too broke for schoolkids.
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