Five films that depict people—and cinema—at their best
If anything points to the need for an elected CPS school board that’s independent of the mayor, this is it.
Who wants to bet there will be plenty of public money for soccer stadiums and upscale communities, but not enough for the students?
But Chambers has been an outspoken opponent of cuts to special ed funding.
Why cut $140 million from CPS when there’s $461 million in TIF money available?
While social service programs and education throughout the state get cut, Illinois governor Bruce Rauner forks over as much as $1.26 million in tax credits to poach ConAgra from Omaha.
As schools starve, Mayor Emanuel delivers a $5 million subsidy to Vienna Beef.
Kelvyn Cockrell started going to Henson elementary at age six, and he never stopped. But now that the school is among 50 closed by CPS, he’ll have to.
A glimpse at the school overcrowding likely to result from Mayor Emanuel’s “consolidation” plan.