Instead another TIF deal benefits benefits a downtown building instead of neighborhoods in need.
The CPS boss apologizes for an invoice change he previously said he didn’t recall—after being shown proof of the change.
The mayor and the governor made up long enough to hand out tax breaks to donors.
As a bill that would give Chicago an elected school board moves toward Governor Bruce Rauner’s desk, he has to decide which of his adversaries he’ll smite.
Activist Nick Burt had sued CPS for info about one of Rahm Emanuel’s most outspoken critics.
Journalists, philanthropists, top cops, and academics spend a luxurious evening discussing what to do about young men shooting each other.
But Chambers has been an outspoken opponent of cuts to special ed funding.
An elected school board could stop the mayor from wasting money.
Like Chance the Rapper, Matt Muse is affiliated with the after-school program Young Chicago Authors—and like Chance, he teaches by example with his own music, including the new Sikk Tape.
ProPublica reminds us what the ‘old’ Rahm was like.
For years Reader columnist Ben Joravsky has been pushing the mayor to do just this.
In her first year as a first-grade teacher, this rookie’s facing $40,000 in student-loan debt and an underfunded classroom filled with needy children.
The rhetoric is less divisive, but the mayor’s dirty tricks are the same.
Nick Burt sues Chicago Public Schools after radio silence from the district on a Freedom of Information Act request.
With a straight face, CEO Forrest Claypool says the system is stable.