Students at Chicago Public Schools begin taking the ISAT exam this week, but many teachers are refusing to administer the test, and many parents say they won’t let their kids take part.
Teachers at a Little Village school are joining a growing effort to boycott the upcoming Illinois Standards Achievement Test, saying students are over-tested, and the ISAT is no longer of any use to the children who take it.
The mayor of southwest suburban New Lenox has had enough with high gas prices in his town, and he wants to do something about it.
A Chicago massage therapist trying to organize a nationwide boycott of an upcoming TV series, which she feels puts her licensed, regulated profession in an unflattering light.
A school bus boycott Friday in Waukegan was less than successful, but the protesters’ request may be met this week.
Community activists held a news conference outside the Chicago Skyway Sunday, calling for an end to privatization.
Some kind of protest – possibly even a boycott – might accompany the NFL scouting combine later this month, according to a published report.