An avid biker in her sixties pursuing a graduate degree in fine arts, Tsehaye Hebert felt like she had mastered the art of aging—until she was struck down with a catastrophic illness in the spring of 2013.
Officials from the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and the Chicago Public Schools agree that Dvorak Technology Academy has been underperforming, but the two sides are sharply split on whether current teachers can get the job done.
GARFIELD PARK - While reactions to Chicago's public housing redevelopment have varied, some urban planning experts credit improvements to neighborhoods like West Garfield Park, the former site of the infamous Henry Horner Homes, to the city's demolition of public housing high-rises.
Four days into his sudden presidency — and the night before he would address a joint session of the Congress in which he once served — Lyndon Johnson sat around a table with his closest advisors, preparing his remarks to a shattered and grieving nation.
This past week, I got a chance to experience a marathon session of four episodes of the CNN garbage called Chicagoland. A friend had encouraged me to "check it out" so he invited me over to view the first four episodes.