About two dozen parents and students staged a sit-in Friday in Chicago’s Auburn-Gresham neighborhood in hopes of saving Walter Gresham Elementary School.
A new study is throwing cold water on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s school “turnaround” effort.
As the Chicago School Board gets set to vote on a plan to restructure failing schools, opponents staged a candlelight vigil Monday.
Demonstrators staged a Martin Luther King Day protest outside a public school in the Marquette Park neighborhood on Monday to speak out against planned changes in the Chicago Public Schools system.
More than 500 people jammed the sidewalk in front of the Chicago Public Schools’ downtown headquarters for a 90-minute rally Tuesday night and a handful were determined to stay the night to be first in line for Wednesday’s school board meeting.
Hundreds of pink slips might soon be on the way for principals, teachers and staff members at 10 Chicago Public Schools.