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'Oral History Project' Takes An Inside Look At Chicago Classrooms

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

In popular culture, American teachers are sometimes idealized as the visionaries portrayed in films, quickly able to turn around the lives of troubled...

Chicago Community Trust Doles Out $500,000 For Local Journalism

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Local journalism in Chicago is getting a big shot in the arm. The Chicago Community Trust on Thursday announced 12 winners of grants totaling $500,00...

State of Pay: A Chicago News-Blog Suspense Story

Sally Duros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sally Duros

Our emerging newsrooms will be staffed in part by a generation of newshounds -- yes, journalists -- who've taken on the task of news delivery through the Web on their own.