Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot discusses teacher contract negotiations on Oct. 7, 2019. Behind her, from left, are Chicago school board President Miguel del Valle, schools chief Janice Jackson, Chief Education Officer LaTanya McDade, and Alderman Michael Scott Jr.Yana Kunichoff/Chalkbeat Chicago

Here’s Who Will Be Leading Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Charge To Reexamine Chicago School Budgeting

Chicago’s school funding formula has come under fire for unequally distributing resources between schools that advocates argue need more resources.

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After Kushner Blames Coronavirus Failures On States, Pritzker Fires Back: ‘It’s Called The UNITED States of America’

"What the heck has the Trump administration been doing over the last three-and-a-half years?" Mayor Lori Lightfoot added.

Wear A Mask If You Leave Your Home, Gov. Pritzker Says

"Wearing something to cover your face is a good idea based upon what the science says," the governor said.

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53 More People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Cases Surge To Nearly 9,000

There have now been 210 deaths in the state and 8,904 confirmed cases.