Chicago Teachers Union is striking for the learning conditions of children as well as the working conditions of teachers. Schoolteachers cite a lack of resources, a scarcity of social workers and nurses, and classrooms with more than 40 children as contributing to the dire state of public education.
Though countries such as England, Ireland, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Australia and Japan have an established history of Fine Arts doctoral programs, the wordless dissertation remains a revolutionary idea in the United States. Artists and educators question whether the discipline needs a doctorate.
Artist and recent SAIC Alum Annette Elliot speaks about public art, her interest in historically segregated Garfield Park, and those weird lights you noticed off the green line.
Artists seek justice for victims of police torture.
Historic Lawndale synagogue faces
Marina Abramović searches for a way to preserve a fleeting art form.