Boundary-pushing jazz trio Twin Talk celebrate a gracefully daring new album at the Hideout, the Girl Talk team discuss muting R. Kelly and supporting his survivors, and more.
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A shuttered Chicago public school promoted as ‘best in the class’ upscale apartments is a big fail
The conversion of Uptown’s Stewart School shows the city once again prioritizing private development over its dead-broke education system.
The confessions of Karen Lewis
On the eve of a possible strike, the president of the Chicago Teachers Union was in contemplative mood in front of a friendly crowd at the Hideout, with a nice word or two about Mayor Rahm.
How to make Mayor Rahm do the right thing
As the parents and teachers at Oriole Park Elementary learned the hard way, you can’t be afraid to squeak if you want to get some grease from Mayor Emanuel.
Rahm’s privatization of school janitors is still a mess
Teachers file a grievance over filthy schools.
In Chicago Public Schools classrooms, 36 is a crowd
With budget priorities elsewhere, some schools don’t have enough teachers or space.
Happy Independence Day, Chicago—say no to the $55 million DePaul B-ball arena/hotel
As a small step toward independence, Chicagoans should sign an online petition calling on Mayor Emanuel not to take tens of millions from our dead-broke schools and spend it on a basketball arena for DePaul.