Two DePaul University researchers got together at Presidential Towers in the West Loop last Tuesday afternoon for an unusual urban race. They simultaneously started stopwatches on their mobile phones, and then one headed to the Clinton Green Line CTA stop, while the other summoned an UberPool car.
As Chicago Public Schools faces the prospect of going bust before the start of classes in the fall, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is asking aldermen to give the city the option of lending cash to the school district — a policy change that the city says is not intended as a way to bail out CPS.
Money may be tight in Bellwood School District 88, but the school board still managed to quietly divert more than $105,000 from an education fund to replenish a retirement account its superintendent drained years ago. The money added 20 years of service to the Illinois Teachers Retirement System
Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Topspin Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will be back in Chicago on Monday, delivering the keynote speech at the international
Today's Birthday (06/27/16). Use your golden tongue to speak out for what you want this year. Creativity flourishes. Take on a bigger game. Autumn brings a two-year domestic cycle, and your communications and networking reveal a new educational road. Financial conundrums this winter lead to an
Dear Amy: At a play group recently with my toddler son, another mother with whom I am acquainted (but not close to) mentioned in the course of conversation that she washed her 5-year-old's mouth out with soap to curb his lying. She obviously thought it was no big deal. I was so shocked I didn't