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River North »

Chuy Pounds 'Tale of Two Cities' Theme in Address to City Club

Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia said, "I believe in fair taxation. I believe in progressive taxation."

Near West Side »

New Parent Guide in Works After Racy 5th-Grade Sex Ed Plan Shocked Parents

In the curriculum guide, CPS officials will show parents the lessons that will be presented to kids. 

Downtown »

Another Ogden International Principal Is Leaving, The Fourth in Two Years

The move means Ogden will soon see its fifth principal in less than two years.

Lakeview »

Lake View High School Skips Teacher Surveys on New Principal's Performance

The surveys caused a stir last year, but staff can still voice opinions at the next council meeting.

Lincoln Square »

'Outrage' Over Lincoln Square Alternative High School Addressed by O'Connor

The alderman's office has fielded numerous queries about the school, which came to light last week.

Lincoln Square »

Vote on Lincoln Square Charter High School Put Off Until May

The charter school operator requested a continuance until May on a zoning change request.

Lincoln Square »

Charter High School for CPS Dropouts Eyeing Lincoln Square

Pathways in Education has plans to open a school next to the MB Bank building at Lawrence and Western.

Hyde Park »

Suspensions Down For All CPS Students, Except Black Students, Study Finds

Researchers said that in-school suspension rates doubled only for black students after a policy change.

Edgewater »

Senn High Fields Only Competitive Neighborhood High School Badminton Team

More than 50 students attended tryouts for the upcoming season, Principal Susan Lofton said.

Downtown »

CPS Announces Make-Up Days After Cold-Weather Cancellations

Two school days were added on to the school year after the February cancellations, CPS said.

Norwood Park »

Nurse Returns to Oriole Park Elementary After Ald. O'Connor's 'Outrage'

The new nurse started at Oriole Park elementary Thursday, two days after Ald. Mary O'Conner complained.

Norwood Park »

School for Kids With Special Needs Gets New Nurse After Ald. Arena Objects

Ald. Mary O'Connor said she was "outraged" that one of her schools is losing a nurse as a result.

The Loop »

CPS Offers No Recourse in Application Mix-up: 'Not a Glitch on Our End'

More than 800 families had selective-enrollment applications rejected as incomplete.

Beverly »

Theater Show For Autistic Kids Created by Chicago Children's Theatre

Chicago Children’s Theatre’s "Red Kite, Blue Sky" was created for children with autism.

Roscoe Village »

Lane Tech Principal Resigns, Leaving for Suburban Deerfield

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