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First Day of School Boycott

Father's Day: a Million Fathers to March on the First Day of School

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

When you stop to look at the array of organizations trying to address the crushing problem of poor children being left behind in U.S. schools there are groups out there just getting stuff done, like Chicago's Black Star Project.

Prayer for the First Day of Chicago Public School

Kevin Coval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Kevin Coval

Get Arne Duncan out of the health club. Let him and the progenitors of Renaissance 2010 do more than revamp failed plans. May they consider the whole student body of CPS, not just those with clout and high tax bases.

Schools Chief Says Thanks, But No Thanks To Boycott Plan

Chicago Tribune | Monique Garcia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Public Schools chief Arne Duncan said thanks, but no thanks Wednesday to those calling for students to boycott the first day of class as a way...