At an Englewood elementary school, teachers and staff describe working conditions that hurt kids most.
Barack Obama College Prep becomes a school to be named later.
Ameya Pawar, alderman of the 47th Ward, says the city’s pension obligations and budget problems are forcing “really tough choices.”
Wells Community Academy in West Town has many problems—and some rare successes. Can it survive?
Politicians plan to convert another neighborhood school into a military academy.
Rahm says the schools are out of money—but not for Lincoln Park.
When push comes to shove, the city’s middle-class parents often shove off for the suburbs.
After a new charter school opened in his ward, an alderman wants to know which kids have benefited.
A Chicago principal explains how she spent her summer break: Firing teachers.
Mayor Emanuel’s threat to close a quarter of Chicago’s public grammar schools has the city in a tizzy.
A close look at how Chicago officials shutter public schools
How Mayor Emanuel could turn Jones high into a neighborhood school