In which Youngest’s mom and I decide to make our comadre relationship official.
When a kid is in trouble and needs to change schools, understanding how to get a transfer is like playing chess in 3D. Here’s my story.
After a full year of pandemic schooling, data show that nearly a third of CPS students could become truant. Truancy–lateness, skipping school, cutting class–is the top of the slippery slope that leads to dropping out.
At 1 p.m. this Saturday, Roses in Roseland will kick off its second annual Peace Parade. Registration begins at 11 a.m. at 119th and Michigan. From founder and community organizer Cleopatra Draper: Together, the people of Roseland and neighbors from all over Chicago will demand peace during the summer, promote common-sense gun reform, community investment and safety! Please join us for…
Golden Apple Foundation’s Alan Mather talks about how excellent teaching has evolved to meet the twin challenges of a global pandemic and a national reckoning on racism.
In the last minutes of this year’s legislative session, Springfield took a big step toward creating an elected school board in Chicago.