Topic: Chicago Board of Education
Public schools have had little success in recovering pre-recession funding as local property taxes remain low, leaving districts scrambling to make up budget gaps with emergency coffers and state-funded grants.
Chicago teachers strikes in perspective: A mom and veteran of the 1980s Chicago strikes recalls how the pain led to real reform. Then it was about money; now it's about class size, standardized testing, charter schools, and teacher evaluation.
Just two months into office, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces criticism from labor and teacher unions, the city’s inspector general, and the local media. Why was the honeymoon so short?
07/23/2011 11:13 am
A Christian Science perspective.
05/17/2011 10:30 am
The latest poll shows Rahm Emanuel with 49 percent support in the race for Chicago mayor, just shy of the majority he needs. In second place with 19 percent, Gery Chico is talking runoff.
02/11/2011 08:55 pm