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Teachers Union Files Lawsuits to Stop Closings

    Parents of Chicago Public Schools children filed two class-action lawsuits Wednesday to stop the city's school district from closing 53 elementary schools.

    In a statement issued Wednesday afternoon, the Chicago Teachers Union said violations against the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Illinois Civil Rights Act (ICRA) are the focus of

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Bulls' Season Ends in Miami With 94-91 Loss

       

      MIAMI (AP) -- Derrick Rose should be ready to play in Chicago's next game.
      If there is a silver lining that accompanies the end of the Bulls' season - the final scene played out Wednesday night in Miami, where the Heat needed a huge late rally to beat Chicago 94-91 and close out the Eastern Conference semifinal series in five games - it's likely

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago