High school students marched in protest of school closings, as faculty and staff at six turnaround schools face forced resignations. Elizabeth Brackett has the story.
The Chicago Board of Education plans to close 54 schools, citing a $1 billion deficit and under-enrollment. Critics say this move will disrupt communities and put kids in danger. For both sides of the debate, PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown talks with School Board vice president Jesse Ruiz and Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teachers Union.
The CEO of Chicago Public Schools joins us to explain one of the largest school shutdowns in U.S. history.
CPS considers its final trim to the school closure list with hearings across the city. Elizabeth Brackett has more.
The Illinois Senate unanimously approved a bill to extend the deadline for Chicago Public Schools to make a list of school closings.
We asked what you thought about Chicago Public libraries being closed on Mondays. We read what some of you had to say in Viewer Mail.
In the ongoing chess game between Gov. Pat Quinn and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle -- the governor makes his move: announcing major cuts and layoffs. He says it's up to the General Assembly to stop them. Paris Schutz has reaction to today's announcement.