Chicago public schools

On Friday, Chance the Rapper announced the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.

This act of generosity went down days after he had a disappointing meeting with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner.

Chance the Rapper met with Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday to discuss drastic cuts to Chicago public schools. He noted he was frustrated with the meeting.

Chicago public schools announced a record high graduation rate. The teachers union applauded the students, community organizations, and educators for more than a decade of hard work.

Steven Rhodes, an emergency manager, shared that if lawmakers don’t pass legislation to help tackle the school district’s debt in the near future, they won’t be able to make payroll.

Illinois launches an investigation of Chicago Public School's finances. The governor plans to take control of the financially troubled school district.

A federal judge on Thursday tossed out a civil suit filed by a White Chicago public school teacher who claims he should not have been…

The Chicago Teachers Union has accused the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) system of racism.  On Wednesday, the Teachers Union filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission office, alleging that while 29 percent of the CPS system teachers were African American, 43 percent of those teachers were subject to a massive 2011 layoff spree. […]