Lightfoot calls it: No school Monday

“Out of fairness and consideration for parents who need to prepare, classes will be canceled again Monday,” the mayor tweeted. Out of fairness and consideration for parents who need to prepare, classes will be canceled again Monday. Although we have been...

We Opened the Schools and … It Was Fine

  Many parents feared the worst, but so far, no widespread COVID crisis has come to America’s classrooms. When the coronavirus pandemic first hit, many states and towns closed everything, including schools. Public-health experts didn’t know enough about how COVID...

Editorial: Local Elections take center stage

There will be a good deal of that again when it gets down to the so-called lower races, the elections for library and park boards. But at first glance, it looks like there has been for the most part a resurgence of competition in the suburbs, at least in municipal and...