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The Loop »

Ruiz Takes Charge at CPS, Suspends SUPES Contract, Halts No-Bid Deals

Board of Education Vice President Jesse Ruiz will "enjoin the duties" as interim CEO as well.

The Loop »

CPS Chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett to Take Leave in Face of Federal Probe

The feds are investigating a no-bid contract awarded to Byrd-Bennett's former employer.

Lakeview »

This Student's Science Project Was So Cool, it Got Her Into the White House

The Lake View student initially didn't believe the invitation was real.

Downtown »

Ogden Principal Takes Job in New York, School Says

The Ogden school council will host a forum with principal candidates in May before hiring a successor.

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 Leader Is Leaving, The Fourth in Two Years

The move means Ogden will soon see its fifth head administrator 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.