The mayor's office said the proposed school on the Near North Side would no longer be named after Obama.
A group of Paul Robeson High School students helped spruce up a garden in Englewood on Thursday.
The massive Lakeside Center East Building could offer a blank slate for the Obama Presidential Library.
Plan envisions ultra-sustainable library campus creating a "necklace" of museums on the lakefront.
Putting the library in Hyde Park would be a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" for the neighborhood.
Five public meetings will be held in Chicago to discuss raising minimum wage above $8.25 per hour.
Neighborhood students will get 30 percent of the spots, but boundaries are still unclear, CPS said.
The manager suggested the egg white omelette "to make Michelle happy," but the president declined.
President Barack Obama landed in Chicago Thursday evening to attend two Democratic fundraisers.
Neighbors said they were told by the Secret Service that Obama would be in Kenwood Thursday and Friday.
Obama's chopper could be headed for Montrose Harbor, according to harbor security and the 46th Ward.
University of Chicago pushes economic impact for the South Side in its bid for Obama Library.
A coalition of groups seeking to convert Dyett High School to a "green" academy protested at City Hall.
Students and a legal group backed state legislation setting limits on school disciplinary measures.
Gov. Pat Quinn and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle cheered equal pay for women.
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