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CPS sues governor for equal funding

Crusader staff report Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday, February 14, filed a lawsuit against Governor Bruce Rauner and Illinois lawmakers, saying the state violates the...

Chicago teachers to protest Trump nominee Betsy Devos

By Laura Podesta, abc7chicago.com Betsy DeVos, the woman President-elect Donald Trump nominated to be U.S. Secretary of Education, will be the target of protests Thursday...

Chicago teachers vote to authorize strike

By abc7chicago.com More than 95 percent of Chicago Teachers Union members voted to authorize a strike, the union announced Monday. CTU said 95.6 percent of its...

Majority of CPS schools shuttered in 2013 are still vacant

By Zavi Kang Engles, chicagoreader.com At the intersection of Ashland and Foster in Andersonville sits a striking art deco building spanning an entire city block....

City’s top principal resigns

By Patrice Nkrumah and Chinta Strausberg The leader of the city’s top-rated neighborhood elementary school abruptly resigned August 31 after deciding to not fight the...

Chicago Children Not at Risk for Lead

By J. Coyden Palmer A local pediatrician says the risk for Chicago kids to contract lead poisoning from water at their school is nearly...

Valedictorian of last graduating class aims high

By Chinta Strausberg His graduating class is the last one, but 18-year-old Cameron Barnes will be the first graduate to walk across the stage to...

Teaching Black Kids Chess to Relieve Stress

By J. Coyden Palmer In the basement at the St. Sabina Ark in the Gresham community, 20 young people are sitting in front of computer...

A cop opens up

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader On a sunny early afternoon on Tuesday, May 3, I ventured outside to absorb the mild spring temperatures. As soon...

Report: Zopp Tapped For Chicago Deputy Mayor Position

By progressillinois.com Andrea Zopp has reportedly been tapped to become Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's deputy mayor, a role that is tasked with handling large city...