The success of the statewide strike has intensified education unrest nationally—and could have lasting implications for the country’s schools.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to set students up for success after graduation. But at public schools, even the best ideas often have unintended consequences.
In many high-poverty urban neighborhoods, it’s nearly impossible for a poor child to find something to read in the summer.
How did the school district decline so dramatically?
Hint: Their test-only admissions policy isn’t the real issue.