State representative Barbara Flynn Currie says the state won’t consider picking up CPS pension costs until Chicago changes its ways.
In his first press conference since being elected, Bruce Rauner names long-time insiders to his transition team but reveals little about his plans in office.
As resources pour into city land deals, little money’s left for youth programs like chess.
Hey, wannabe teachers: If you want to teach in Chicago, get ready to be moved to different schools all over town, many times!
State rep Rita Mayfield isn’t from the city, but who else is sticking up for its taxpayers?
Why Chicago teachers hate Rahm, and how their union got to the point of a strike
It’s budget time at the Chicago Public Schools, which means our CEO will say what he has to say so he can say that it’s balanced
How a charter school becomes a haven for a great teacher who should never have been “redefined”
On June 25, Mayor Rahm Emanuel invited a group of recent education-school graduates to help change the world by signing up with the Chicago Public Schools. “I hope you stay in the Chicago area because I will continue to do what I think is best in telling the city of Chicago that we have the […]
Mayor Daley’s had a great run over the last few weeks. Since leaving office May 16, he has, let’s see, landed a gig at the University of Chicago, where he’ll have to “coordinate” a handful of lectures in exchange for a reported $100,000 a year. That would be the same University of Chicago that last […]
Welcome to the Chi, Mr. Superintendent. As I understand it, you’re everything mayor-elect Emanuel wants in a schools CEO—tough, brash, and eager to beat the crap out of teachers. Rock on! In fact, the mayor-elect loves you so much he just refers to you by your nickname—calls you JC, you know, like you walk on […]
The schools miss CEO Ron Huberman like they miss a bad cold. Now their health rests in Rahm’s hands.
A third big-city schools chief follows Rhee and Huberman out the door.
Ignore the dueling headlines: the Sun-Times and Tribune agree that Ron Huberman is planning to resign.
The Sun-Times says Huberman’s leaving when Daley does. Huberman says he’s not leaving right away. One of these things is not like the other thing.