Chicago’s Board of Education to vote on removing police officers from schools
According to a new report from researchers at Harvard and Stanford, Illinois and Chicago are leaders nationally when it comes to reading growth in the wake of the COVID pandemic.
Counselor Jorge Alaves started “Lindblom Colegio” six years ago after noticing some Latino boys were less likely to apply to college and would sometimes struggle academically and socially.
The school district has outsourced the management of school janitors and cleaning services since 2014.
District officials said they’re working to get more teachers certified to teach English language learners.
Students at Aldridge Elementary in Altgeld Gardens have ideas for community improvements, as Red Line extension looms.
District officials said they will notify families over the weekend about whether school will be in session Tuesday.
An analysis from the University of Chicago Crime Lab found 1 in 5 of more than 2,000 youth contacted participated.
Three private vendors serving Illinois also secured grants to add electric buses to their fleet.