District contends findings don’t “call into question the accomplishments of our students”

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CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler said analyses conducted by his office found possible “gaming and cheating techniques,” including longer than average test durations and high numbers of pauses.

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Lincoln Park High School (WTTW News)

This marks the latest incident at a school that has already seen multiple administrators removed and several investigations launched in recent weeks.

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 Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones appears on “Chicago Tonight.” (WTTW News)

This year, the U.S. marks the 400th year since the Pilgrims arrived. But the year before that, a much darker period began with the sailing of the White Lion. We speak with New York Times Magazine journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones about The 1619 Project.

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Senn High School (Wikimedia Commons)

The teacher who was accused by a Hispanic student of telling her to “go back to your country” after she refused to stand for the pledge of allegiance has been removed from the school.

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Active shooter drills are as common as reading, writing and arithmetic in American schools. But a new report says they are traumatizing students.

Female student said teacher told her to “go back to your country”

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Senn High School (Wikimedia Commons)

Students inside a North Side high school staged a sit-in Wednesday following allegations that a school staffer told a female student to “go back to (your) country” after she refused to stand for the pledge of allegiance.

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An undated photo shows Cornelius Coffey

You may have heard of Bessie Coleman, the pioneering African American pilot from Chicago. But there is much more to the history of black aviation in this town. And though that story has been largely forgotten, it’s now inspiring a new generation of aviators.

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Lincoln Park High School (WTTW News)

The father of a Lincoln Park High School student is suing the Chicago Board of Education for allegedly not protecting his daughter from sexual assault. It’s the latest twist in a story for which few details have been released.

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State Sen. Rob Martwick says the bill would grant students up to five excused absences from class to let them “take care of their mental health, just like they would be with a broken bone or the flu.”

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A still image from a video provided to WTTW News allegedly shows Lincoln Park High School leader Judith Gibbs grabbing a student. Gibbs decided to leave the school Wednesday. (WTTW News)

Chicago Public Schools has opened an investigation into Judith Gibbs after a video shared with students allegedly shows her grabbing a student’s face inside the school.

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Terrance Wallace appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Feb. 5, 2020. (WTTW News)

A West Side native is lifting kids out of poverty and into better school zones. We meet Terrance Wallace, whose InZone Project is the subject of a 2018 documentary premiering in Chicago this week.

Inspector General Nicholas Schuler says Mayor Lightfoot requested resignation

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CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Jan. 6, 2020. (WTTW News)

CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler said allegations that he made sexist or racist comments are “totally baseless.” But he admitted that he was a “frequently impatient boss” who drove his employees “sometimes excessively hard.”

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Judge Douglas Ginsburg appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Feb. 4, 2020. (WTTW News)

Meet Judge Douglas Ginsburg, the Chicago native and former Supreme Court nominee who has a new PBS special.

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CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Jan. 6, 2020. (WTTW News)

Nicholas Schuler submitted his resignation Monday, just days after a report by the Chicago Sun-Times detailed allegations of a “toxic workplace” inside his office.

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Children of Peace School on the Near West Side is one of 30 Catholic schools that will be funded through the newly announced deal. (WTTW News)

A 10-year deal between a local nonprofit and the Archdiocese of Chicago will pour millions into 30 Catholic schools on the city’s South and West sides.

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“Please know that we are taking this situation seriously, and we remain committed to providing your children with a safe, positive learning environment where they can reach their full potential,” the school’s principal wrote in a letter Thursday.