All Bureaus Chicago Colorado Detroit Indiana National New York Newark Tennessee August 20, 2018 Gina Caneva First Person Chicago January 4, 2019 I’m a Chicago teacher who has watched many Javions fall through the cracks. Here’s what would help. In Chicago, a district that prides itself on its variety of choices for families, Javion’s story is an illustration of how little schools can have in common. First Person Chicago October 23, 2018 Staying ‘neutral’ after the Jason Van Dyke verdict was a tough ask of Chicago teachers like me Asking me to “stay neutral” is asking me to send a message to my African-American and Latinx students that I am indifferent to their experiences. hiring crisis Chicago October 22, 2018 Want ideas for easing Illinois’ teacher shortage? Ask a teacher. Raising pay ranks high on the list of ideas for how to fill vacancies in the classroom. But teachers gave mixed responses to Illinois State Board of Education proposals on speeding up credentialing. First Person Chicago August 24, 2018 What happened when my daughter came home singing a deportation song — and how I’d handle it in my classroom As the beginning of the school year inches closer, teachers are preparing to meet their students with the usual questions: “How was your summer?”… Chicago January 11, 2019 Twists and turns on education in the Chicago mayoral race We’re Cassie Walker Burke, Adeshina Emmanuel and Yana Kunichoff, and we round up Chicago education news every week — just for you.