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Chicago School Funding Gap

Daley To Meeks: Don't Bring Protest To Playoffs

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley on Wednesday urged state Sen. James Meeks (D-Chicago) not to rain on the Cubs parade -- by having 6,000 protesters ring Wrigley Field duri...

Don't Believe School Funding is a Problem? Read This.

Lorraine Forte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lorraine Forte

The data is shocking: If the students who enrolled in kindergarten in Chicago Public Schools in 1994 had, instead, enrolled in top-spending Lake Forest-Libertyville schools, they would have reaped the benefit of an extra $36 billion-worth of education by the time they graduated.