Students and a legal group backed state legislation setting limits on school disciplinary measures.
Private school students will now take the two-part test for Chicago's top high schools in the fall.
The Chicago Public Schools program runs April 14-18.
Gompers Elementary School in Roseland was officially renamed Friday after a famous track star.
But CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett said the investigation of "staff misconduct" would proceed.
After years on academic probation, Gresham is slated to undergo a possible staff overhaul.
Voices of Youth in Chicago Education said black girls were especially prone to face suspensions.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel held a celebratory luncheon for the CPS workers at the UIC Forum.
Mayoral candidate Robert Shaw said Mayor Rahm Emanuel was not a good fit for Chicagoans.
Some teachers refused to administer a standardized test Tuesday, but many students still took it.
The State Board of Education called for ISATs to be presented even to students who had opted out.
The CPS boss warned that teachers could face penalties if they refused to give the tests next week.
Parents representing 17 schools pressed the Board of Education to increase classroom spending.
The LSC urged lawmakers to cut the number of mandated tests and their ties to federal funding.
But Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Barbara Byrd-Bennett said they're still "scrubbing the data" for hard numbers.
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