Articles By Adeshina Emmanuel, Chalkbeat Chicago

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.