Articles By Cassie Walker Burke, Chalkbeat Chicago

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

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?

5 Things To Know About Austan Goolsbee, The High-Powered New Addition To Chicago’s School Board

The economics professor at University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business will round out the mayor-appointed board.

Midway, West Lawn Primary category in which blog post is published

Charter Teachers Won Big In Nation’s First Strike — What Now?

Their gains could foreshadow next year’s citywide contract negotiations — between the Chicago Teachers Union, with its contract expiring in June, and Chicago Public Schools.