Chicago Public Schools officials say the district has seen a 65 percent drop in out-of-school suspensions and a 57 percent decrease in expulsions since 2003.
Lincoln Park High School students walked out of their third period classes Friday to rally against budget cuts at Chicago Public Schools.
The fair housing organization Open Communities has reached a settlement with developers in Evanston to make an eight-story apartment building accessible to people with disabilities.
The state of Illinois plans to shutter its youth correctional center in Kewanee.
The Lake Villa Federation of Teachers (LVFT) filed an intent to strike with the state labor relations board on Thursday in an attempt to advance contract talks with the school district.
Illinoisans with the statewide Protect Our Parks campaign are calling on U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) to publicly state his "active support" for two key U.S. conservation measures — the Land and Water Conservation Fund and Antiquities Act.
A contentious bill seeking the use of binding arbitration to resolve labor disputes between the Rauner administration and unions has reemerged in the state legislature.
Progress Illinois provides highlights from Wednesday's Chicago City Council meeting, which covered everything from city council oversight to the "tampon tax."
Illinois drivers are yet another group being impacted by the ongoing budget stalemate, which is now in its eighth month.