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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.

Members of the Chicago Teachers Union opted to continue remote instruction until the school district has improved safety plans

Issa Rae, creator of the popular Awkward Black Girl series, hit a major milestone on Sunday with the debut of her new project Insecure.

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.

Chicago teachers who cross the picket line on April 1 could get kicked out of the union. Union delegates voted in favor of a one-day strike, and union leaders say all members must comply.

The Chicago Teachers Union announced Wednesday that it will launch a one-day strike on April Fool's Day, and is asking the entire city to join them in their efforts. The union says the impetus for the strike is a call for justice although there are several competing aims, DNAinfo Chicago reports

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

Though the violence in Chicago often makes front page news, the circumstances that potentially influence it are often not discussed; chiefly among them, education — or, in the case of one high school, the lack thereof. Today, World-Star Hip-Hop, known primarily for posting violent encounters and extremely profane footage, discovered a diamond in the rough. […]