Articles By Adeshina Emmanuel, Chalkbeat Chicago
‘I’m Not Satisfied’: Chicago Schools Chief Touts Academic Gains But Aims To Do Better For Black And Brown Boys
The school district said that gains by African-American students are one of the biggest drivers behind the improved numbers.
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.
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.
Chicago's new mayor overhauled the board that oversees the Chicago Public Schools.
Lori Lightfoot’s transition committees presented recommendations for the mayor-elect’s agenda Friday.
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.
Among the questions that some voters regard as litmus tests: Would you close underperforming schools? Do you support an elected school board?
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.