Some 1,000 striking Waukegan teachers and their supporters took part in a march and rally Wednesday to demand that the board of education come back to the bargaining table.
An email from Gov. Pat Quinn's former chief of staff reveal that the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative was considered in the governor's election year plan back in 2010.
Contract negotiations broke down Tuesday night between the Waukegan Teachers Council and the town's board of education.
The City of Chicago and Chicago Public Schools are expanding access to early childhood education, according to a Tuesday announcement.
First Lady Michelle Obama visited Chicago Tuesday to campaign and fundraise for Democrats, including Gov. Pat Quinn.
The first open enrollment period started just a year ago for health insurance available through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and now state leaders are looking ahead to year two.
A negotiation session between Waukegan teachers union officials and school District 60 representatives will be held Monday in an effort to resolve a strike that began last Thursday.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to offer a free education at City Colleges to students who graduate with at least a 3.0 GPA will reportedly cost an estimated $2 million in its first year.
The Supreme Court announced on Thursday that it will take up six cases during its new term that starts Monday.