Caught in the crossfire between Chicago’s school district and the teachers union, students ask who is protecting their health.
Leslie HurtadoJanuary 11, 2022
From free tuition to food pantries, two-year colleges try to counteract plunging enrollments with new programs to make college more affordable and accessible
City Colleges of Chicago immigrant students balance extra work hours, technology issues and limited English proficiency with remote learning.
Ata YounanDecember 16, 2021
Amid multiple crises in her native Lebanon, Siham Ibrahim is preserving Lebanese heritage in Chicago and helping people back home.
Diane Bou KhalilOctober 7, 2021
Remote learning exposed cracks in the CPS system, hurting some students more than others. Are schools prepared for their return?
Adriana RezalAugust 31, 2021
At Saucedo Elementary in Little Village, Olga Contreras is fighting back against palpable learning loss — one day and one student at a time.
Sarah KarpDecember 23, 2020
Nearly half of Chicago school district students are Hispanic, yet families say help for Spanish-speaking families has not gone far enough.
Amaris E. RodriguezDecember 17, 2020