NEWS articles

Truman prof brings drama to remedial classes

Remedial classes are rarely viewed as a choice assignment by professors. Let alone for someone like Carlo Matos, a published playwright with a doctoral degree. But he says the courses offer him an opportunity to connect with struggling students.

6 years ago | Peter Sachs

Board of Ed: Overhauls galore

6 years ago | Peter Sachs

City Colleges see spike in student enrollment

The recession is helping boost enrollment by 17 percent at three City College campuses. Almost 25,000 students are now enrolled at the City Colleges of Chicago.

6 years ago | Peter Sachs

CPS overhauls area management

6 years ago | Peter Sachs

Residents oppose letting Pilsen charter move

Pilsen residents will gather tonight to let CPS know that a charter school isn't welcome at the De La Cruz building.

6 years ago | Peter Sachs

Watson 'volunteering' at CSU over pension issue

Wayne Watson "volunteering" his time at Chicago State until his contract kicks in.

6 years ago | Peter Sachs

US News rankings take trip to Chicago

U.S. News and World Report ranked Chicago's universities. Did they get it right this time?

6 years ago | Peter Sachs

Where’s Wayne?

6 years ago | Peter Sachs

Transparency at City Colleges? Not so much

6 years ago | Peter Sachs

CHA program points young residents toward college

A college prep program run by the Chicago Housing Authority helps students raise reading scores by three grade levels.

6 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Daley knocks WYCC videos

6 years ago | Geoff Dougherty