chicago education

Progressive new law wins backing from Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
From now until April 7, we have the power to push both candidates to give specific answers. After you get the questions you want answered, you must take the final step and cast your ballot.
In a recent editorial, the Chicago Tribune asks, "Where is the harm in a child taking the ISAT?" The piece makes several interesting claims about why opting out of the test is a bad idea. I guess the Tribune thinks these parents don't have a case, but I'm not so sure that's true.
Story by Benjamin Woodard, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: Read the whole story at DNAinfo. ... EDGEWATER — Just before Senn High
The district's budget woes have been blamed on a lack of pension reform in Springfield, with a ballooning pension payment
Fifty years later, activists say the progress King envisioned is still just a dream for Chicago's poor minority students
The Chicago Teachers Union has described the cuts as a "bloodbath." For its part, the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund, which
Potter told Fox that, based on the city's deficit and jobs lost due to school closings, the city could see 6,000 layoffs
CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett and Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday morning the district is on track for a 63 percent five
In the final two weeks of the 2013 spring legislative session, lawmakers are weighing two bills that address what is arguably the greatest financial crisis in state history.