Chicago

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Despite leading in the polls, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis will no longer be able to challenge Emanuel in her bid for mayor. (Photo: CTU)
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis , a champion for public education and a vocal critic of corporate education reform, has been diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor and will not be able to run for office against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a source close to Lewis said on Monday. On October 8, Lewis completed a successful five-hour...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Over one hundred Chicago public school students, parents, and community members...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Following the announcement (pdf) that Chicago Public Schools is laying off...