Local School Council members are crying foul now that Chicago Public Schools is making it difficult for them to get full special education funding.
Supporters of the charter said the plan was withdrawn partly because of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of $215 million earmarked for CPS.
WBEZ looks at how the district’s latest fiscal headache could affect teachers, parents and Chicago taxpayers.
How to pay for special education dominated Monday’s public hearings on Chicago Public Schools’ proposed budget.
Students are giving each other hope at one Chicago high school.
The Super Umajaa Market on Chicago’s South Side gave shoppers a way to support black Friday without supporting big business.
Advocates say the school would help keep boys away from gangs. Critics say it will take money away from cash-strapped schools.
Students at Solorio High School on Chicago’s Southwest side are turning their anxiety about the presidential election into action.
The sale means taxpayers will be paying up to $150,000 per year in rent — money that otherwise could be spent on education.
Chicago researchers find high performing students from poor neighborhoods are not helped much by going to one of the city’s elite public high schools.