| Mar 7, 2014
Design of buildings
I appreciate your series on city planning and architecture in China.
Being a chemical engineer and intrigued with design, I particularly enjoy the design of buildings and how we live together here on Earth.
The aesthetics are...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:10 AM
A 17-year-old boy is in serious condition this morning after being shot in the South Side's Back of the Yards neighborhood, authorities said.
The boy was shot in both arms about 9:05 a.m. in the 4900 block of South Paulina Street, police said. He then...
| Mar 8, 2014
This is in response to "Careful; Maybe he's carrying a concealed gun" (Perspective, Feb. 27), by Gary Rogaliner, a commercial airline captain.
Rogaliner described his efforts to be licensed to carry a concealed gun pursuant to an...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Some Chicago Public Schools parents continued to complain Tuesday about how the district is administering the Illinois Standards Achievement Test, but officials reported no major disruptions at schools as the multi-day exam got underway.
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:50 PM
A coalition of Chicago Public Schools parent groups is calling for students to skip the Illinois Standards Achievement Test, which is being replaced this year by another test as a key element for promotions and eligibility for elite schools.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:15 PM
State officials are pushing to overhaul how Illinois pays for public schools, a dramatic and potentially unpopular move expected to take money away from wealthy districts scattered across the Chicago region.
Instead, more state dollars would flow into...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Four of the five members of last year's Tribune All-State first team were not seniors, and their teams occupied the top four spots in the Tribune's preseason Top 20.
They're still there.
What promised to be an exciting season has already brought us...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah and Alex Richards have the story today: Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday released data showing privately run charter schools expel students at a vastly higher rate than the rest of the district. The data reveal that during......
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Supporters of Curie Metro High School basketball players say stripping the team of its Chicago Public League title punishes students when adults dropped the ball.
A day after Chicago Public Schools officials said the team must forfeit all of its...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Curie’s reign as city champion in boys basketball could be short-lived, but Condors coach Mike Oliver does not expect anything to come of an investigation into the academic eligibility of at least one of his players.
Chicago Public Schools...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Curie will have to give up its city championship but its seven academically ineligible players might be allowed to participate in the upcoming state tournament.
Curie coach Mike Oliver will not.
A week after Curie beat Young 69-66 in four overtimes to...