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River North »

CEO Forrest Claypool said CPS has 20 percent of state students, but gets 15 percent of school funding.

Woodlawn »

A substitute teacher was removed Tuesday for teaching the rapper's arrest record in music class.

Jefferson Park »

A two-week investigation after a leak sickened 89 people found "shocking things," the head of CPS said.

Lincoln Park »

CPS might eliminate the school's international gifted program, which could lead to a drop in enrollment.

Norwood Park »

With the Chicago Public Schools facing a $1.1 billion budget deficit, funds for championships were cut.

Lincoln Park »

Experts pushed for an elected or hybrid Board of Education at a public forum.

River North »

The Chicago Teachers Union released the results of the vote Monday.  

Gage Park »

But Burke has since told elections officials the donation was "misplaced" and never made it to the bank.

Downtown »

Students and other protesters Downtown said without a state budget CPS would suffer catastrophic cuts.

North Park »

The University of Chicago is also a partner in a program to help make college affordable for CPS grads.

Edgebrook »

Edgebrook Elementary School has earned a Level One-Plus rating, the highest a school can achieve.

Jefferson Park »

A CPS official said the district "failed" parents when Prussing School's boiler sickened 80-some people.

River North »

Unlike 2012's strike that hit the streets, this potential one would occupy banks, Karen Lewis said.

Old Town »

Robert Croston choked up while talking about the possibility of CPS closing his school.

The Loop »

Public schools get to set their own rules for costumes, which means what's OK varies among schools.