Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he will support extending the Invest in Kids school choice scholarship program that expires at the end of the year, but it’s up to the legislature to send him something to sign.
Protesters opposed to a proposed winter tent camp for migrants in Brighton Park attacked Ald. Julia Ramirez (12th) and an aide Thursday morning, prompting police to shuttle the pair off in a squad car.
After technical glitches forced the cancellation of Chicago Public Schools’ High School Admissions Test last week, the district’s 26,000 eighth graders will finally be able to put the competitive assessment of their reading and math skills behind them starting next week.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced Thursday that the unemployment rate has increased by 0.3% to 4.4%, as nonfarm payroll jobs increased by 9,500, a record high, throughout the month of September.