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In late March, the Chicago Board of Education announced an ambitious plan to implement its turnaround model for three low-performing elementary schools in poor, predominantly black neighborhoods. The turnaround process involves the sacking of every
Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks to the media after the City Council meeting on Monday, March 5, 2014. Chandler West/For Sun-Times Media Updated: March 31, 2014 2:15AM Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pushing legislation to expunge certain juvenile arrest records
Mayor Rahm Emanuel with the Rev...Sun-Times library Updated: January 16, 2014 7:07PM Two people with ties to Mayor Rahm Emanuel could be among those to benefit from new, publicly financed charter schools up for approval next week by Chicago Public
Updated: December 24, 2013 8:21AM Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office has unveiled a task force of local labor, business, government and community leaders to help find new tenants for closing Chicago-area Dominick's stores.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed the plan two months ago, and it has ignited protest from thousands who angrily oppose the school closures. Many are angry that the children being cast aside will be at risk of having to travel greater distances to attend
A day after school officials approved shutting down 50 schools, the Chicago Teachers Union and community activists say they'll hold a voter registration and education campaign. The union is agitated that Mayor Rahm Emanuel, school board members and
City Hall Reporter firstname.lastname@example.org March 11, 2013 1:25PM Mayor Rahm Emanuel...Updated: March 11, 2013 1:59PM Chicago Police sergeants on Monday resoundingly rejected a proposed, four-year contract with the city tied to pension and health care
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration on Friday began testing the investment market's appetite for a potential deal to privatize Midway Airport, launching the process for finding prospective bidders. The city posted a "request for qualifications,"
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Monday he was requesting all city pension funds to divest any investments they have in gun manufacturers. "We're going to divest of any investment in any gun manufacturer," he said. He said he would lead a charge of
Access our very best investigative reporting, opinion and commentary...Emanuel, Quinn 'very close' on casino deal Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today that he and Gov. Pat Quinn are "very close" to reaching agreement on a bill to bring a casino to Chicago,