Karen Lewis: I Hope You Can Live With It

| | Post a Comment > > Watch Video
May 22, 2013 - Karen Lewis: I Hope You Can Live With It

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis  joins us to discuss the largest school closing in CPS history.

Read More > >

1 Day Until School Closings Vote

| | Post a Comment > > Watch Video
May 21, 2013 - 1 Day Until School Closings Vote

After months of community meetings, debate and protest, the Chicago School Board is set to vote on possibly closing 54 schools. Elizabeth Brackett previews Wednesday's vote.

Read More > >

School Board Votes This Week on Closings

| | Post a Comment > > Watch Video
May 20, 2013 - School Board Votes This Week on Closings

The Chicago Public School Board will vote on school closings on Wednesday. Carol Marin and her guests have the latest.

Read More > >

Viewer Feedback: 5/9

Book Ban & CPS Data

| | Post a Comment > >

We have some of your comments on a controversial book ban and a mom who's challenging CPS on its data in tonight's Viewer Feedback.

Read More > >

The Mom Who’s Challenging CPS on its Data

| | Post a Comment > > Watch Video
May 7, 2013 - The Mom Who’s Challenging CPS on its Data

Meet Jeanne Olson, a CPS parent who's trying to translate the district's complicated school closings formula into plain English -- for other parents to understand.

Read More > >

OneGoal Sets High Bar for Low-Income Students

| | Post a Comment > > Watch Video
May 2, 2013 - OneGoal Sets High Bar for Low-Income Students

How do you narrow the college achievement gap between low- and high-income students? A new program in Chicago schools is trying a new strategy: teaching character.

Read More > >

Web Extra: The Week in Review: 4/26

| | Post a Comment > > Watch Video
April 26, 2013 - Web Extra: The Week in Review

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss CPS students boycotting their standardized tests to protest the plan to close some schools based on test scores in this web exclusive conversation.

Read More > >

Web Exclusive: Safe Passage

| | Post a Comment > > Watch Video
April 09, 2013 - Safe Passage

Chicago Public School officials and principals say the Safe Passage program has improved the safety of students passing through dangerous gang turf on their way to school. But with school closings on the horizon, we examine the potential effects these closings could have on the safety of kids traveling to and from school.

Read More > >

School Safety

| | Post a Comment > > Watch Video
April 09, 2013 - School Safety

We hear the latest plans for School Safety in the wake of CPS closings. Visit our Safe Passage story for web-exclusive videos and a detailed slideshow about the program, read a Q&A with CTU President Karen Lewis, view a map of closing and receiving schools, and a timeline of CPS closures. Read a recap of our live online chat.

Read More > >

School Closings Analysis

| | Post a Comment > > Watch Video
May 22, 2013 - School Closings Analysis

Now that the School Board has voted to close 50 schools, what happens next? We have analysis.

Read More > >

Day 3 of School Closures Protest

| | Post a Comment > > Watch Video
May 20, 2013 - Day 3 of School Closures Protest

Chicago teachers, parents and students march for a third day to protest impending school closures. Elizabeth Brackett has the latest.

Read More > >

Federal Lawsuits Filed to Halt School Closings

| | Post a Comment > > Watch Video
May 15, 2013 - Fed. Lawsuits Filed to Halt School Closings

Federal class action lawsuits were filed today on behalf of parents and the Chicago Teachers Union to stop the Chicago Board of Education from closing 53 elementary schools and one high school program. Elizabeth Brackett has the latest.

Read More > >

Web Exclusive: Junior High Book Ban

| | Post a Comment > >

The decision to ban a popular book from a west suburban school angers students and parents.

Read More > >

Web Extra: The Week in Review: 5/3

| | Post a Comment > > Watch Video
May 03, 2013 - Web Extra: The Week in Review

Eddie Arruza and his panel of journalists discuss the baseball controversy between two local high schools in this web exclusive conversation.

Read More > >

Duprey Elementary School's Fight to Stay Open

| | Post a Comment > > Watch Video
April 30, 2013 - Duprey Elementary School's Fight to Stay Op

It’s the last week of public hearings on school closures. We follow Ana Roque de Duprey Elementary School’s fight to stay off the closure list.

Read More > >

Next Phase of School Closings Fight

| | Post a Comment > > Watch Video
April 15, 2013 - Next Phase of School Closings Fight

The Chicago Teachers Union promises to launch a political campaign to defeat Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Elizabeth Brackett has the latest.

Read More > >

Map: Current Safe Passage Schools

| | Post a Comment > >

View an interactive map of Chicago Public Schools that currently have Safe Passage programs in place.

Read More > >

Subscribe to Education