LEARN South Chicago teacher Michael Stewart gets a surprise visit from the Golden Apple Award committee Thursday morning. Stewart was one of 10 recipients of the Excellence In Teaching Award.PROVIDED.

South Side Golden Apple Award Winner Hopes To Bring More Black Men Into Teaching

Michael Stewart, who teaches at LEARN South Chicago, is among 10 teachers to be honored with the prestigious award this year.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.