The mayoral candidate spoke at a fundraiser for a group that has promoted transphobic rhetoric.
Photos from the Reader editorial union’s rally on April 21, 2022.
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.
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.
One era ends and another begins for our beloved First Tuesdays.
Chicago teachers have almost no relief for overcrowded classrooms.
In an era of unprecedented attention to gender violence, Latinx organizers demand CPS address shortcomings.
Protest images from the last two years will inspire you to get to the polls.
Labor firebrand Joe Hill wrote some of the most enduring anthems in the IWW’s Little Red Songbook—and today’s activists carry on his legacy.
The red-shirt-wearing teacher activists from Kentucky, West Virginia, and Oklahoma obviously learned a thing or two from Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis.