Protesters will continue a hunger strike, even after Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed a decent-sounding compromise.
2015 ACT composite scores in Illinois were highest among states where all graduates were required to take the test.
Back-to-school picnics are a great way to bring communities together to celebrate all the good things happening in our schools.
Federal officials heard about the hunger strike at Dyett HS in Chicago, but we wonder, What good will come of it?
With the community at Grayslake North HS, we send our condolences to the family and friends of a student there, who died Saturday.
A new law will take effect in Sept ’16 in IL to remove zero-tolerance policies in school discipline and make other changes.
We pray for the best as officials in Chicago decide what should next happen to a landmark of Chicago education.
A high school that rose during the pre-recession housing boom in Chicago’s southwest suburbs will close at the end of this school year.
A tornado in Grayslake took out part of a high school roof, but school will be open for business within a week and a half.
Illinois has a new law that some educators in professional organizations hope will improve diversity and narrow the achievement gaps.
A bond rating service has downgraded debt assumed by Chicago Public Schools to junk status. This is becoming a habit.
A company that runs a charter school in Peoria was linked to political attack ads in the Philadelphia mayoral race this spring.
Should Freeburg Comm H.S. near St Louis change its mascot from the Midgets to something else to avoid offending dwarfs?
The new IL state supt. of education spoke candidly to the Daily Herald about what school leaders need to do to help kids succeed in school.
An underage drinking party got out of control on the North Shore. Police found a missing teen there. Warning!!