Chicago (i/ʃˈkɑːɡ/ or /ʃˈkɔːɡ/) is the third most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwest. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago is the seat of Cook County.

Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; it also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, and ranked seventh in the world in the 2014 Global Cities Index.As of 2014, Chicago had the third largest gross metropolitan product in the United States at US$610.5 billion.

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Chicago school board candidates submit signatures: 'It was a hustle'

Chicago Sun-Times 17 Jun 2024
Some spoke with representatives from various special interest groups who were there observing, like the Illinois Network of Charter Schools, Chicago Teachers Union and Leadership with Educational Equity ... But I know education, I know schools,” Dónes said ... 5 ballot Monday morning at the Chicago Voting Supersite at 191 N....

She may have a full ride to Harvard, but as an undocumented immigrant without a ...

Chicago Tribune 16 Jun 2024
Amidst the mundane tasks of their cleaning routine, there was an undercurrent of triumph — a silent acknowledgment of the extraordinary journey they had undertaken together from Mexico to Chicago four years prior, when they decided to immigrate to the U.S., running away from cartel violence in their native town ... Kim/Chicago Tribune)....

Adler University With Fully Funded Scholarships: Transform Your Future 2024

International Business Times 16 Jun 2024
Adler University With Fully Funded Scholarships. Adler University, a distinguished institution rooted in the principles of social justice, offers a transformative educational experience across its Chicago, Vancouver, and online campuses ... Advantages of Pursuing Education at Adler University.....

Your turn: With laws like these, it's a wonder anyone is voting Democrat

Rockford Register Star 15 Jun 2024
In the Illinois General Assembly 103rd Session, the highest House Bill was 5859. Wow, almost 6,000 bills considered or passed by that body. I bet they were really good laws. What do you think? ... That’s propaganda, not education.Democrats allowed Illinois’ Invest in Kids school choice program to expire because the Chicago TeachersUnion didn’t like it....

Chicago school board hopefuls to submit petitions for first time ever

Chicago Sun-Times 15 Jun 2024
<img src="https.//" alt="Members of the Grassroots Education Movement, which is composed of parents of Chicago Public Schools students and community leaders, walk outside City Hall while ......

Chicago University with Fully Funded Scholarships: Invest in Your Future 2024

International Business Times 14 Jun 2024
Chicago University offers need-based scholarships to support students from low-income backgrounds who require financial assistance to pursue higher education ... Applicants should use this opportunity to articulate their academic aspirations, career goals, and personal motivations for pursuing higher education at Chicago University....

Where to commemorate Juneteenth in Chicago: 'A celebration of freedom'

Chicago Sun-Times 14 Jun 2024
Live performances by musicians like Chicago's own Common, educational exhibits, dancing and more are just a few ways to celebrate Juneteenth across the city in the coming days ...It’s really a celebration of freedom,” Perri Irmer, president and chief executive of the DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center, told the Sun-Times....

Appellate Court backs Chicago Public Schools’ decision not to renew Urban Prep charter: ‘It is ...

Chicago Tribune 14 Jun 2024
... to provide adequate special education services for disabled students ... “District officials and the Chicago Board of Education will review this ruling and determine a path forward that best supports our students,” CPS said in an email Wednesday ... (Antonio Perez/ Chicago Tribune)....

Want a Standard for American Excellence? Look No Further than the Dixie Cup

The Epoch Times 14 Jun 2024
... is a mess, public schools in cities like Baltimore and Chicago are failing to give students even a basic education, and major corporations have foolishly offended their own customer base....

New Lollapalooza documentary highlights festival's progressive cultural legacy

The Tennessean 14 Jun 2024
Chicago's four-day summer music festival has officially released its daily schedule. Fox - 32 Chicago ... As the now Chicago-based but globally held ... The festival was revived in 2005 to raise funds for Chicago's Grant Park and support arts education in Chicago's public school system....

Chicago begins evicting entire migrant families from city shelters

Chicago Tribune 13 Jun 2024
Going through this eviction process is stressful and very challenging for them,” said Alyssa Phillips, education attorney for the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless ... The Chicago Public Schools system is federally required to support the enrollment and education of students who are homeless or in temporary living situations....

Is your doctor on social media? It's a healthy habit for MDs.

Chicago Sun-Times 13 Jun 2024
As researchers who study health communication and physician education , we wanted to understand how doctors present themselves on social media — an environment where the lines between personal and professional are often blurred ... Maggio is a professor of medical education at the University of Illinois Chicago....

Principal at Des Moines' Brody Middle School dies

Des Moines Register 13 Jun 2024
"He has been the educational leader of Brody Middle School since 2012 and leaves a very large hole in our hearts and minds." ... Hoffmann previously served as the principal of Ames Middle School, as a high school principal in Chicago and as a language arts and history teacher in Arizona....