| Apr 18, 2011
| 8:27 PM
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel pushed ahead with his pledge to reshape Chicago Public Schools on Monday, introducing an executive team led by a reformer from Rochester, N.Y., who has been unafraid to mix it up with teachers unions and parents.
| Jan 1, 2011
| 10:06 AM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
7:09 a.m. Mayoral candidate William 'Doc' Walls joins Greg Jarrett in studio.
7:39 a.m. Steve Shenbaum, IMG Performance Institute President, discusses how athletes such as Jay Cutler can avoid extreme media, fan & peer...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 5:08 PM
Hoping to learn more about new charter school proposals in Chicago, several hundred parents, teachers and activists crowded into a South Side community center this morning for a contentious, sometimes theatrical, meeting about education in the city.
| Jan 26, 2011
| 7:31 AM
MORNING NEWS POLL: Do you think the Brothel Law should be enforced in Evanston to keep more than 3 people from living in the same residence?
MIDDAY NEWS POLL: Did you watch President Obama's State of the Union Address?
| Jan 26, 2011
| 4:11 PM
The drama got into full swing even before the Chicago Public Schools board meeting began this morning.
Charter school supporters lined the four-block radius of CPS headquarters at 125 S. Clark St. as parents wearing superhero costumes--Superman and...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 1:12 PM
The Chicago Public School's Board of Education will vote on a resolution Wednesday that would give charter schools grants of up to $75,000 and teachers stipends of $800 if they implement a longer school day in 2011-12.
The board will vote on whether to...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 8:08 PM
The fight over the longer school day has now moved from the teachers to the parents.
Parents from both sides are planning protests at Chicago Public Schools headquarters Wednesday as the Board of Education sits down for its monthly scheduled board...
| Dec 23, 2011
Educators forced out or disciplined by local districts over cheating and other state testing violations continued working in schools or administering state exams as their cases languished in Springfield without investigation, the Tribune has learned....
| Sep 17, 2011
| 5:23 PM
Two years ago, Leonardo Ocampo’s life almost ended at 15 when someone shot him in the back.
He had been flirting with gangs in his Little Village neighborhood and hanging out on street corners. One day, a bullet struck him from behind, exiting...
| Nov 14, 2011
As commuters bustled away from downtown on a recent Friday evening, Chicago's skyscrapers turned to silhouette, framed by an orange autumn sunset.
But that wasn't the view that made John Rowe linger. From his office on the 54th floor of Chase Tower...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 7:18 AM
Education Secretary Arne Duncan has accepted an apology from the president of the Chicago Teachers Union for a joke she made about him having a lisp.
At a union event in Seattle last month, Karen Lewis said she could tell Duncan "went to a private...