Across the country, public school leaders are always brainstorming, trying to come up with big — and sometimes flashy — ideas to help push more kids to the finish line. The latest one comes from Chicago Public Schools. It said that starting in 2020, high school seniors have to show proof that they’ve got a […]
Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel is moving ahead with controversial plans for a longer school day. That would make Chicago an outlier, because a longer day costs more money -- which most districts don't have at the moment.
The mayor of Chicago is planning a complete makeover for his city, including a new runway at O'Hare Airport, upgrades to rail and bus service, and a rebuilding of the city's water and sewer system.