Students were assessed based on test scores, grades, school rankings, and their neighborhood’s socioeconomics in the CPS high school enrollment process.
Theater program run by TimeLine Theatre aims to connect Chicago Public Schools’ students to history and current events.
Four parents share the challenges and possibilities of these “mini-school boards” that Chicago has had for 35 years.
Comfort Agboola, a middle school teacher at Poe Classical Elementary School, is the only Illinois teacher and first CPS teacher since 2010 to be given the Milken Educator Award.
Of Chicago’s 42 "exemplary" schools, five are majority-Black. Chalkbeat visited two to find out what sets them apart.
Chalkbeat followed students and their parents through the high school application process in Chicago.