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Pilsen »

Orozco Local School Council Moves to Fire Principal Nancy Paulette-Aguirre

Now that the Pilsen school's council has voted to fire her, CPS will approve or deny the recommendation.

Downtown »

Should Sleepy Teens Get Later CPS High School Start Time?

The City Council Health Committee took up the issue of sleep deprivation among teenagers.

Near West Side »

After Racy Slides, CPS Will 'Scrub' All Sex Ed Materials: CPS Health Chief

The doctor who oversees CPS sex ed unexpectedly showed up to a LSC meeting at Andrew Jackson Wednesday.

Near West Side »

After Racy Sex Ed Slides, CPS Schedules Meeting With Jackson Parents

CPS health leaders will meet with parents at Andrew Jackson Language Academy Friday.

University Village »

After Racy Slides, CPS Should Suspend Sex Ed, Jackson LSC Head Says

A Local School Council leader urged CPS to temporarily remove all sex education from elementary schools.

University Village »

Fifth-Grade Sex Ed Plan Horrifies Chicago Parents Who Say It's Obscene

Parents shown the plan say it's too graphic, not age-appropriate and focuses too much on pleasure.

North Park »

North Park Community Rallies Around Victims of Fatal Fire

Peterson Elementary is collecting donations for the victims as it mourns a student killed in the fire.

McKinley Park »

Evergreen Middle School Proud of Progress Even as Enrollment, Funding Drops

But the school's principal and staff say one of the city's only middle schools has much to offer. 

Rogers Park »

Gale School to Receive Extra Help From CPS, Alderman Says

The school has struggled academically and has been plagued with facility problems, such as lead paint.

Downtown »

Dyett H.S. Protesters Disrupt Council Hearing, Call Out Ald. Burns

Ald. Will Burns urged protesters to submit their proposal to Chicago Public Schools.

Norwood Park »

Northwest Side Schools Remain Some of the City's Most Crowded, Data Shows

Taft High School remains the most crowded high school in the city.

Rogers Park »

CPS Knew About Damaged Lead Paint at Gale for Five Years, Documents Show

Activists ripped the school district for waiting to remove paint from school until this year.

Old Town »

Documentary Examining CPS Closings Premiering at History Museum

"The Schools Project" is a six-part documentary series.

Norwood Park »

Taft High School to Hold Open House

Officials have touted the completion of a $17 million renovation as the start of a new era.  

Washington Heights »

Parents Mad at CPS Teacher for Allegedly Calling Kids 'Stupid,' 'Ignorant'

Some parents are pushing to have longtime teacher disciplined but others say she's an excellent teacher.