It was a stunning announcement that could change thousands of young lives in Chicago.
Students at Benito Juarez High School and their families received the surprise of a lifetime Tuesday after a Chicago organization offered to pay all of their school expenses to attend one of Illinois' colleges.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson announced Monday she will be resigning at the conclusion of the school year this July.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot demanded Thursday that the city’s teacher’s union reach agreement on COVID-19 safety protocols by the end of the day and bring students back to the classroom, but did not say what she would do if that doesn’t happen.
Chicago Public Schools has backed down on its threat to lock K-8 teachers out of their remote learning tools if they failed to show up at its facilities this week to prepare for the return of in-person classes.