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Chance The Rapper

Chance the Rapper Continues to Raise Money for Chicago Public Schools

For the second year in a row, Chance the Rapper’s nonprofit, SocialWorks, teamed up with Lyft…

CPS’ Chief Education Officer Talks City’s New H.S. Grad Plan

During an interview with CBS last week, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced the “Learn Plan…

Chance The Rapper

Chance The Rapper, Chicago Bulls Give $1.2M to CPS Students

Chicago-favorite Chance the Rapper made a follow-up announcement to his generous donation of over $1…

Chance the Rapper

Chance The Rapper Gives A Huge Donation To CPS

Chance The Rapper is taking matters into his own hands after having what he described…

THE SCHOOL PROJECTChicago Public Schools: Closed [WATCH]

“What do you mean when you say I’m rebellious/’Cause I don’t accept everything that you’re…

Does Chicago Have the Worst Schools in the Nation?The School Project Looks for Answers [WATCH]

Does Chicago have the worst schools in the country? In 1987, then-Secretary of Education William…

Asean Johnson

Asean Johnson: Chicago’s Activist 4th Grader Fights for Educational Equality

When a then 9-year-old Asean Johnson took the microphone to challenge the Chicago Board of…

[THE YARD REPORT]The Week’s HBCU Headlines

Students and faculty rallied at Alabama State University last Friday to show support for the…

[ENOUGH] CPS Calls for New Charter Schools Despite Closures and Budget Cuts

Chicago Public Schools has issued a call for new charter schools only months after what…

More Than 2,000 Chicago Teachers and Staff Face Layoffs

Over 2,000 Chicago Teachers and Staff to be Cut

More than 2,100 Chicago Public Schools employees could be laid off Friday morning, bringing the…