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Ariel Cheung, Chalkbeat Chicago

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.


On Strike, Too, In Chicago: The Desperation Of Schools’ Lowest-Paid Workers

Some 7,500 members of SEIU Local 73 have been on strike from their jobs at CPS since Thursday, when teachers also walked out. SEIU represents bus aides, custodians, classroom assistants and security officers.