“We want to provide an opportunity for these kids to be off the streets during these times, in these neighborhoods.”
Carli Blanco shot herself to death at 14, highlighting the growing teen suicide risk.
Also, Whitney Young High School suddenly cancels the rest of its football season.
Also, Rahm and Rauner trade more jabs on Chicago Public Schools and Donald Trump.
Kurt Summers distances himself from Mayor Rahm’s position on interest-rate swaps.
Another sports blunder from City Hall: Mayor Rahm invites Whitney Young’s state-champion boys basketball team to be honored at City Hall, but not Young’s girls basketball champs.
As resources pour into city land deals, little money’s left for youth programs like chess.
He announces dozens of meets throughout the area and is known for his wisecracks.
Will the coach who transformed high school baseball on the south side finally get the recognition he deserves?
A review of The Pegasus Players’ Young Playwrights Festival in the soon-retired Hull House.
Chicago’s Whitney Young High School was allowed to compete in basketball playoffs despite recruiting violations that should have sidelined the team. (Tribune) President Obama came home from South America, only to find himself locked out of the White House. (The Hill) Chicago lost 200,000 residents over the last decade, according to the census. But it’s […]
Whitney Young English teacher Brigid Pasulka reads from her new novel today at Barbara’s (post includes excerpt).