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Days after state legislators approved a historic education funding reform bill, Illinois has now received a green light to begin implementing another new system to keep school districts accountable.

Mary Koga, Tulips: RG #16, from the "Floral & Leaves" series, 1971, portfolio 1982-1996

Curators and students at Columbia College Chicago have devised a way to get viewers to reimagine the meaning of a photograph.

(Courtesy of the Obama Foundation)

Construction management teams bidding for a leading role in the Obama Presidential Center must commit to specific diversity and inclusion goals, the Obama Foundation announced Thursday.

The Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist, a former college football player, joins Carol Marin to discuss football safety, concussions and his recent decision to donate his brain to science.

(Monika Wnuk / Northwestern  University)

Northwestern University students spent more than a year designing and building a fully solar-powered home that will soon be part of an international competition organized by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Emma Goldman was an anarchist, feminist and freethinker at a time when just talking about birth control was enough to get you imprisoned.

Actors John Mahoney, left, and Francis Guinan. (Courtesy of Steppenwolf Theatre)

The veteran actors join us to discuss a new show opening Sept. 7 at Steppenwolf Theatre.

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan sues for federal oversight of Chicago police reform—with the city’s blessing. We discuss the lawsuit.

Summer days are drawing to an end, but gardeners looking to maximize the growing season have some options for planting, even as they harvest other crops.

Watch the Aug. 31, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

Chicago’s top cop, 57, was already feeling well enough to check a few emails just hours after his surgery, doctors Rush University Medical Center said.

At long last, Illinois has tossed its old method of funding schools in exchange for a formula that aims to send more state money to the poorer districts that need it most.