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Monthly Archives: March 2013
Governor Pat Quinn offered a serious admonition to Chicago Public Schools leadership about closing 50-some elementary schools when he stopped by for a special edition of Chicago Newsroom on Friday. “That has to be done with extreme care,” he warned. … Continue reading
This week brought us the imagery of a large-scale rally in the Daley Center in opposition to Mayor Emanuel’s proposed closing of more the 50 elementary schools. When the Mayor returned from vacation, he announced that the time for debate … Continue reading
Well, it’s official. 30,000 CPS students will be moved around in September as 61 buildings close and even more are turned over to private operators. And in Uptown and the City’s northeast, thousands of units of low-income housing are being … Continue reading
We have a new pope. But big changes may be coming to the Chicago Archdiocese, too, since Cardinal George has submitted his resignation and Pope Francis has the option to replace him. And any New Cardinal will face daunting challenges. … Continue reading