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Adeshina Emmanuel, Injustice Watch

Adeshina Emmanuel is an editor at Injustice Watch.

Students And Alums Reveal Racist Culture At Top Chicago Private School

Current and former Latin School of Chicago students are accusing students and teachers of racism and abuse on Latin Survivors, a new Instagram account.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Chicago’s Teaching Corps Is Becoming Whiter. How the District Hopes To Entice — And Keep — More Teachers Of Color

Since 2011, black teachers have left the district at higher rates than have teachers of other races.

Downtown

‘I’m Not Satisfied’: Chicago Schools Chief Touts Academic Gains But Aims To Do Better For Black And Brown Boys

Chicago Graduated More Seniors This Year. How Did Your School Do?

The school district said that gains by African-American students are one of the biggest drivers behind the improved numbers.

Englewood, Chatham

More Administrators, More Money For Small Schools: Here Are 8 Items Getting More Funding In Chicago Schools Budget

About two-thirds of schools will see their budgets go up, while the rest will see their budgets go down based on enrollment.

Downtown

Lessons From A Chicago School Merger: Race, Resilience And An End-Of-The-Year Resignation

A successful merger would offer a new model for how communities can help Chicago tackle its thorniest education challenges, including declining school enrollment and deep racial and socioeconomic segregation.

Near North Side, River North

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Appoints Parents, Grads, Educators For New Chicago School Board

Chicago's new mayor overhauled the board that oversees the Chicago Public Schools.

Downtown

In First Term As Mayor, Lightfoot’s Schools Agenda To Include Overhaul Of Budgets, Campus Policing

Lori Lightfoot’s transition committees presented recommendations for the mayor-elect’s agenda Friday.

Downtown

Lori Lightfoot Is Chicago’s Next Mayor — Which Means Big Changes Are Coming To Schools

She inherits governance of a school district that a decade ago topped 400,000 students but has since dropped nearly 12 percent to 361,000.

Downtown

Chicago’s Mayoral Hopefuls Are Starting To Release Education Plans — Here’s What We Know So Far

Among the questions that some voters regard as litmus tests: Would you close underperforming schools? Do you support an elected school board?

Downtown

How It Feels To Be Javion: 16 And Struggling To Read In Chicago Public Schools

How Javion became a high school student reading at the second-grade level is impossible to say for sure. But multiple forces play a role.

Englewood, Chatham