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Charter school teachers, City Colleges staff threaten to strike

April 30, 2019

Charter school educators and City College staff are bargaining to attain more student benefits and higher wages for staff. The two groups rallied outside of the Arturo Velazquez Westside Technical Institute,...

REVIEW: Strong women shine in ‘The Favourite’

REVIEW: Strong women shine in ‘The Favourite’

November 30, 2018

“The Favourite” is a quirky, historical drama set in 18th century England about Queen Anne’s rule while England is at war with the French. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, the film stars Emma Stone, Rache...

Chicago Teachers Union helps start possible first US charter school strike

Chicago Teachers Union helps start possible first US charter school strike

November 5, 2018

For the first time in charter schools’ 26-year history, a handful of South Side Chicago charter schools’ teachers may hold the first-ever U.S. strike, union leaders said.Acero district school union...

Charter school debate grows in South Loop

Charter school debate grows in South Loop

February 26, 2018

Chicago Public Schools officials and local residents continue to debate a proposed Chicago Classical Academy charter school in the South Loop. If approved, the open-enrollment charter school would serve ...

Josie Dunne combines grit and fun

Josie Dunne combines grit and fun

By Miranda Manier

February 3, 2018

Josie Dunne, a native of La Grange, Illinois, grew up surrounded by the arts. Smack-dab in the middle of three other siblings who expressed themselves through dance, painting and theater, Dunne found ...

Día de los Muertos: Students celebrate Latino culture

Día de los Muertos: Students celebrate Latino culture

November 1, 2017

Columbia’s Latino Alliance organization served up student musical performances, artwork and tacos at its Día de los Muertos celebration Oct. 27 at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave. Día de los Mu...

City Club of Chicago hosts elected school board panel discussion | The Columbia Chronicle

September 6, 2016

Panelists joined City Club of Chicago on August 29, to discuss thoughts on an elected school board and whether it would be the right move for Chicago Public Schools amid budget cuts and ongoing turbulence.T...

Notable Native: Dwayne Bryant

Notable Native: Dwayne Bryant

By metro editor

April 11, 2016

Dwayne Bryant serves as president of Inner Vision International, an organization dedicated to inspiring youth to pursue their education and dreams. Bryant said his organization has worked with 15,000 st...

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