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Neither the city’s longtime negotiator, Jim Franczek, nor Mayor Lori Lightfoot commented on the situation.
Their backgrounds — Paul Vallas, a technocrat devoted to school choice, and Brandon Johnson, a teachers union organizer — help explain clashing views on school reform.
The vote to affiliate with the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America follows a similar move by graduate students at Northwestern University.
Medical students nationwide found out Friday where they will do their residencies.
Pedro Soto was facing up to six months in prison after pleading guilty. But a judge issues a lighter sentence of 18 months’ probation, citing his cooperation with the feds.
Parents say the Whistler elementary school teacher routinely “administered harmful, physical and violent corporal punishment,” including striking students with her hands and wooden rulers.
Protesters say Candace Owens and Charlie Kirk promote anti-LGBTQ views. ‘I think it’s disgusting that the university has these people on campus,’ one student said.
Bosses keep talking about the return to the office, the way hatmakers pined for the return of the fedora.
Paul Vallas, former Chicago Public Schools CEO, has secured a spot in the April 4 Chicago mayoral runoff.
“If you defund the police, how are they gonna do their jobs?” Wilson asked.
On the eve of the first debate of the mayoral runoff election, the Chicago Sun-Times asked several prominent political strategists and seasoned debate coaches to offer their advice to the two candidates.
SEIU Local 1, representing more than 45,000 working people, is poised to announce its backing of Chicago mayoral candidate Brandon Johnson Wednesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could derail hopes of canceled student debt for 1.5 million Illinois residents.
In 1995, then-Mayor Richard M. Daley seized control of Chicago Public Schools and asked his budget director and chief of staff to take charge. On Friday, the “dream team” of Paul Vallas and Gery Chico reunited.
Jiang, 13, outlasted 47 competitors to correctly spell “saturnine” and win this year’s contest. He advanced to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May.
The lab will harness brain power from Northwestern University, the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
After three unsuccessful previous runs for public office, the former Chicago Public Schools chief takes his tough-on-crime message to the city’s mayoral runoff.
Chemical engineers come out at the top of the pack in the study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Trailing the pack are theology and social services majors.
What’s at stake is forgiveness of up to $20,000 in debt for more than 40 million Americans.
The Gyrls in the H.O.O.D. Foundation has opened a new health services center on Chicago’s South Side.
CPS said it’s working with city and state officials to enroll kids in schools located near city shelters. But sources tell WBEZ that neighborhood schools often lack the staff and curriculum to work with non-English-speaking students.
David Axelrod has helped to elect mayors, senators and the nation’s first Black president. While not ready to “write the epitaph” of incumbent Mayor Lori Lightfoot, he said: “She definitely has a very, very steep uphill climb.”
The great-great granddaughter of a man who bought 15 family members out of slavery donated more than 1,700 cookbooks to Kennedy-King College.