The CEO of Chicago Public Schools joins us to explain one of the largest school shutdowns in U.S. history.
The gritty Blackhawks continue their winning ways. President and CEO John McDonough joins us to talk about the team's white-hot start, and what the organization is doing to lure fans after the lockout.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon gets a light grilling by the Senate after one of the bank's so-called hedging strategies loses $3 billion. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and other top business headlines.
Chicago teachers begin voting Wednesday to authorize a strike. Why have relations between the CPS and the union deteriorated so badly? We hear from schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard.
Is an upbeat letter from Groupon's CEO enough to ease investor fears and boost the stock? Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard joins us to discuss new sick-day policies and more.
WTTW11 Kicks Off "American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen"
Nearly 40 percent of Chicago Public School students drop out. Why are they dropping out and what can be done to get them back on track to graduate? Elizabeth Brackett looks at two programs with some answers. Then, we talk with Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard about the dropout epidemic and how CPS is working to change it.
Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard is here to talk about new research showing African-American and Latino students testing far behind their white counterparts in the Chicago Public Schools -- and what he plans to do about it.
The Chicago Housing Authority's "Plan for Transformation" is now in its 11th year. But with a new CEO at the helm, what's next for the CHA? Natalie Moore of WBEZ is here with the details.
Longer School Day Announced; Negotiations Stalled with Teachers
It's a busy day for city schools as the Chicago Teachers Union’s House of Delegates meets to discuss a potential 4 percent pay raise cut. Meanwhile, the Chicago Public Schools have announced their plans for a longer school day. We talk with CPS CEO Jean-Claude Brizard about all of this and more.