Sheriff Tom Dart Wants Ability To Seek Lower Bails For PoorCurrently, 271 people in the jail need $1,000 or less to get out of the jail but don’t have it.
Emanuel: School 'Turnarounds' Lead To Better Academic PerformanceMayor Rahm Emanuel says state education officials are proving his point about "turning around" some poorly performing Chicago Public schools.
Teachers Furious After Board Votes To Close, Overhaul SchoolsThe Chicago Teachers Union is slamming the School Board, after the board approved a plan to close seven public schools next year and stage “turnarounds” for 10 others.
Chicago School Board Approves School Closings, TurnaroundsThe Chicago Board of Education has voted to close seven public schools next school year and "turn around" 10 other schools, despite vehement objections from many parents, teachers and community members.
Shouting Protesters Drive Chicago School Board To Halt MeetingA Chicago School Board meeting was suspended Wednesday morning, as angry protesters jumped up and shouted about plans to close and consolidate some schools.