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Black Chicago Public Schools Students Benefit More From Restorative Practices, Study Says

Behavior improved after schools implemented this alternative to traditional punishments.

Ben Crump Calls For Investigation Into The Chicago Public School’s Termination Of Black Principals

At least seven Black principals have been fired over the last year.

Chicago Public Schools To Pay $1.25M After Black Child Attempted Suicide And Later Died

Jamari Dent was a special needs student reportedly bullied by both students and staff.
Why Launch My Brother’s Keeper?

Asean Johnson: The 9-Year-Old Who Captivated a Nation

The Chicago native was the youngest speaker at the march.
Education Dept. Civil Rights Report

Chicago Public Schools Release "Safe Passage" Routes to Ensure Student Safety

Students will have help walking to newly assigned schools.
No Crime, but Punishment

Chicago Board of Education Votes to Close 50 Schools

Protests fail to keep Board of Education from backing down.

Two Dozen Protesters Arrested Over School Closures in Chicago

The Chicago school system will vote Wednesday on closings.

Waka Flocka Flame to Promote Non-Violence in Chicago

Rapper to give concert despite controversy.
After Student Protest, Chicago Schools Return to Normal

After Student Protest, Chicago Schools Return to Normal

Roughly 200 students participated in the protests.
Gun Violence Rocks Chicago as 8 are Shot in One Day

A 15-Year-Old Is Shot Near Obama’s Chicago Home

The teen's death was one of nine shootings within 24 hours.