Since his appointment last fall, John B. King Jr. has championed diversity as a route to produce better outcomes for all students, arguing that it can help address big gaps in resource equity.
After the Chicago Teachers' Union rejected a fact-finder's recommendations on a new contract, the school district has called for the teachers' union to drop the strike talk and return to the bargaining table.
A fact-finder's report recommended that a contract between the Chicago Teachers Union and the school district include terms about salary, pension contributions, and healthcare from a January offer that the union had already rejected.
Superintendent Joseph Davis is asking celebrities who were outspoken about Ferguson in the wake of the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown to help by supporting a $2 million literacy initiative.
A Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights poll finds some parents believe public schools are doing a poor job overall addressing those concerns.
The suit seeks class-action status on behalf of roughly 58,000 students who have attended classes in the district since 2011.
The "Destination Diversity" tour, part of a digital civil rights course being taken by students in two districts hundreds of miles apart, is making stops in Washington, Greensboro, N.C., Atlanta, and Tampa.
The Chicago Teachers Union is staging a "Day of Action" on Friday to call attention to public school funding, poverty, and other social justice issues.
Among the principals charged is the head of a Detroit school that's slated to receive more than $500,000 worth of donations and renovations secured by talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.
The 48 districts said the state has miscalculated state aid for about 22 years and that the mistake has cost disadvantaged districts million of dollars.