Solving the epidemic of gun violence in Chicago is an unrelenting challenge. We learn about CRED, a program that wants Chicago’s business community to see it as a problem it can – and should – help stem.
The nation’s prison system was in the spotlight last week at an event hosted by Chicago Ideas and the New York-based Vera Institute of Justice.
Former U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan talks about education funding, a new University of Chicago program helping more students earn bachelor's degrees, and a potential teachers strike in a one-on-one interview with Chicago Tonight.
"The crux of the issue is that Illinois' funding of public education is broken," the former U.S. Education Secretary said on "Chicago Tonight." Watch the full interview and get highlights from the discussion.
The former head of the Chicago Public Schools gives an emotional final speech in Chicago as U.S. Secretary of Education. The subject of his talk and where he gave it may hint at his future.