As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
✶ Thank you for your readership and contributions over the past 12-plus years. ✶
Wednesday, March 29
After six more schools started a longer day on Monday, a total of 13 schools have answered the Emanuel administration's call to add 90 minutes to their schedules. With, um, hundreds of schools to go, the administration's two month push probably can't be considered a resounding success...