Chicago public schools may be one step closer to reopening as the local union and Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Sunday reached a tentative framework for reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chance the Rapper is reportedly working on a movie musical that will explore the journeys of teens coming of age in a Chicago neighborhood.

Chance the Rapper’s organization SocialWorks has teamed up with Lyft to raise money for Chicago Public Schools.

The initiative Call Me MISTER is aiming to increase the number of Black and Latino male teachers within Chicago’s public school system.

A conservative Illinois think tank came under fire for its caricature of an African-American child.

Barbara Byrd-Bennett, the former CEO of Chicago Public Schools, was sentenced to four and a half years in prison on Friday.

Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.

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 disciplined for using the n-word in class during a “teachable moment” in front of mostly Black sixth-graders, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. U.S. District Judge Manish Shah upheld the board’s discipline of […]