She’s only officially been on the job for a few weeks, but already Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson is earning recognition for her work to improve the district.
A new report from the CPS inspector general uncovers loopholes and opaque rules that led to thousands of improper admissions made at district elementary schools during the 2016-17 school year.
Weaving function and design in a new exhibition at a local museum dedicated to Native American art and culture.
The latest on the fallout from sexual harassment allegations in the office of House Speaker Michael Madigan – as some call for him to resign.
President Trump’s national security adviser says there’s no doubt Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election. The latest on the Mueller investigation.
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It's the ideal afternoon treat, light breakfast, or not-too-sweet dessert: the humble English scone. Simple as they may be, they're often made badly, too dry or gummy to be enjoyable. Try this recipe from The Great British Baking Show instead.
The correspondent and producer of Frontline's Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia explains his understanding of the great regional rivalry fueling Middle Eastern conflicts, in which Iran and Saudi Arabia fight proxy wars without battle ever touch
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Wednesday, March 7, 2018
If you know where to look, you’ll find the most surprising slices of nature thriving amidst the urban jungle of America’s largest cities. The One Earth Festival will screen several episodes of WTTW’s 16-episode digital series Urban Nature, in which University of Chicago evolutionary biologist Marcus Kronforst leads audiences on a tour of overlooked ecosystems in Chicago, New York, and San Francisco.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
In partnership with the Goodman Theatre, WTTW presents a free screening and discussion of the 1961 film adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry’s groundbreaking Broadway play A Raisin in the Sun, starring Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, and Ruby Dee. Please RSVP for the FREE event.
Science fans Sean and Sydney befriend the new kid on their street, Jet Propulsion, whose family members happen to be aliens from the planet Bortron 7.