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An Elected School Board Could Solve the Longer School Day Debacle

Kenzo Shibata | Posted 06.24.2012 | Chicago
Kenzo Shibata

This campaign would have been a wonderful opportunity for the new mayor to listen to the public and hear concerns over his proposal.

It's Complicated, Kids

Matt Farmer | Posted 03.19.2012 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

Like any good parent, our mayor probably went home Monday night and checked to make sure that each of his three kids spent at least part of the day learning something new about Dr. King and his life's work.

WATCH: Parents Protest School Closures With City Hall Sit-In

Posted 01.06.2012 | Chicago

A group of parents whose children attend Chicago Public Schools slated for "turnarounds," closures or other adjustments protested the plan with a sit-...

Another Chicago Olympics Protest Planned For IOC Visit

Progress Illinois | Angela Caputo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

[R]ecent stories suggesting that city officials and South Side activists had agreed on a community benefits agreement that would guarantee jobs and af...