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Roscoe Village »

Lane Tech Principal Resigns, Leaving for Suburban Deerfield

Lane Tech Principal Christopher Dignam announced his resignation, having accepted a job in Deerfield.

The Loop »

CPS Reverses Field, Says Selective-Enrollment High School OKs Out Friday

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's foes had said he was playing politics to keep irate parents from voting in anger.

Irving Park »

Mell Campaign Ad on School Site Removed by CPS as Ethics Violation

Ald. Mell says she had nothing to do with the Cleveland Elementary ad.

Chicago Lawn »

The Chicago Schools With The Worst Vaccination Rates

Despite the measles outbreak, some CPS parents said they won't vaccinate their children.

Roseland »

CPS Parent in Rauner's Speech Says Charters 'Great Fits' For Her Kids

Lucy Reese, of Roseland, sent four of her children to charter schools. She was in Springfield last week.

Lincoln Square »

Neighborhood Schools Can Be A Top Choice for Families, Aldermen Say

The aldermen will pool resources to bolster Amundsen and Lake View high schools.

Near West Side »

Nice Neighbors Help Near West Side Burrow Out From Snow

It was all hands on deck as Little Italy, Pilsen and the West Loop plowed out from under the blizzard.

Portage Park »

Chicago Teachers Union Endorses Ald. Nicholas Sposato

Ald. Nicholas Sposato has called for an elected school board and supported the teachers  strike in 2012.

Jefferson Park »

Chicago Public Schools Cancels Classes Monday

Chicago Public Schools made the decision Sunday amid the blizzard.

The Loop »

Chuy Chides CPS Board of Education Over Bias Suit

Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia charged CPS has "dug in your heels" on a federal lawsuit.

The Loop »

CPS Won't Demand Students' Social Media Passwords Despite New Law

A new law against cyberbullying has led some Illinois districts to compel the surrender of passwords.

Downtown »

CPS Schedules Makeup Days for January Cancellations

CPS will hold classes on two previously scheduled off days to make up for cancellations.

Hyde Park »

2013 CPS Closings Left More Kids Than Expected in Lower-Rated Schools

U. of C. study found more than 800 kids landed in lower-performing schools after the mass closings.  

Near West Side »

Andrew Jackson Principal Leaving for Administrative CPS Role

Jackson Principal Mathew Ditto plans to leave his position at the school at the end of the month.  

Bronzeville »

Young Women's Leadership Charter School to Hold Open House Jan. 25

Bronzeville's only all-girl public school, a charter, throws open its doors for prospective students.