Austan Goolsbee is a professor at the University of Chicago.
The new report, completed in partnership with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, outlines some grand visions but offers no cost estimates.
The amount includes about $80 million for former students of the defunct Corinthian Colleges for-profit chain, which collapsed in 2015.
Candidates vying to replace Mayor Rahm Emanuel discussed issues facing Chicago’s 292,000 disabled people — and how those issues hit close to home.
Authorities are investigating after threatening graffiti was found in a bathroom at Lincoln Park High School.
The state Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has issued three subpoenas to UIC seeking records related to Dr. Mani Pavuluri.
The union, about 530 workers across 15 Acero schools, mostly on the South Side, is expected to vote — and OK — the contracts as early as this week.
Striking Acero teachers and the charter network’s executives still remain far apart on class-sizes and salary increases, leaders said Saturday.
Acero Charter Schools is asking the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board to stop the Chicago Teachers Union from continuing its strike.
The current state of Illinois finances is not only crushing business opportunities, it’s also fueling a mass exodus of Illinois residents.
RELIGION ROUNDUP: North Park University’s seminary recently began a program at Stateville Correctional Center in the far southwest suburbs.
In all but nine of Chicago’s 77 community areas, the estimated share of those holding a bachelor’s degree or higher went up between 2010 and 2017.
Camelot Education agreed to the settlement after the IG found it paid ex-CPS CEO Barbara Byrd Bennett to help steer public contracts to the company.
Safe Passage reduced reported crime on Safe Passage routes and appears to have contributed to 6 to 17 percent less reported crime than nearby streets.
The foundation and CPS will select two recipients for each category; each will receive a $2,000, foundation-sponsored grant.