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Downtown »

Dyett Hunger Strikers Enter Third Week, Call on Rahm to Move Up Hearing

Half of the 12 Dyett High School hunger strikers came to City Hall on the 15th day of their protest.

Lakeview »

CPS Tells Principal 'Do Not Be Insubordinate' - or Find a New Job

The Board of Education admonished LaRaviere Principal Troy LaRaviere for "unsatisfactory conduct."

Portage Park »

Air Conditioning Installed at School Where Crayons Melted on Windowsill

Parents held petition drive, letter-writing campaign to ask the mayor to cool Portage Park Elementary.

Downtown »

Dyett Hunger Strikers Rebuffed in Seeking Meeting With Rahm at City Hall

The dozen Dyett High School protesters rejected new claims Dyett High School is not needed.

Edgebrook »

Edgebrook Elementary Principal Named One of CPS' Best

Chad Weiden is one of 28 principals who will get a break from paperwork as part of a new program.

The Loop »

Teachers, Parents Rail Against CPS Budget, Dyett Hunger Striker Collapses

Dyett High School hunger striker Jeanette Ramann collapsed leaving the Board of Education meeting.

University Village »

CPS Scholarship Program To Include Help With Tuition at UIC

The mayor announced an expansion of a program providing free tuition at City Colleges.

Bronzeville »

Dyett Hunger Strike Enters Second Week: 'We're United. We're Strong'

The hunger strikers took their protests to Little Black Pearl Art and Design Academy.

The Loop »

Rauner Offers CPS Deal, Freeze in Property Taxes

Yet Gov. Bruce Rauner was light on specifics on where additional state education funds would come from.

Norwood Park »

Reset Those Alarms, Taft Students: School Starts at 7:45 a.m. -- Again

Principal Mark Grishaber reversed his decision to have class start at 9 a.m. after parents objected.

Near West Side »

CPS Apologizes For Botched Communication of School Schedule Changes

In a letter to parents, a CPS administrator admitted the new bell times were not properly communicated.

Near West Side »

Only Therapeutic School in CPS Won't Have Students, But 'Not Closing': CPS

The school, for kids with emotional instability, will not have any teachers or students this year.

Near West Side »

Whitney Young Nixes Plan for Staggered Start Time, CPS Agrees to Change

After talks with CPS leaders, all students at the selective enrollment school will start class at 8 a.m.

Roscoe Village »

No Split Start at Lane Tech After CPS Backtracks on New Bell Schedule

Lane Tech is back to its original start time after CPS backtracks on changes to bell schedule.

Downtown »

CPS Announces New Cuts, Layoffs in 2016 Budget

CPS will cut more than $200 million from its budget and lay off 479 teachers, officials said.