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CPS Safe Passage Marks Five-Year Anniversary With $10 Million Expansion

Gov. Pat Quinn added $10 million in state funding to bring the number of workers to nearly 2,000.

Rogers Park »

Rogers Park's Waldorf School Proposes Move to Trumbull

The school also has considered expanding its building on Loyola Avenue to stay in the neighborhood.

West Englewood »

Earle STEM Elementary School Still Without a Principal

School, on academic probation 11 years, has had two principal changes in less than a year.

Norwood Park »

'New Era' Begins at Taft With Completion of $17 Million Renovation

The renovations to Taft were "long overdue," said Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd Bennett.

Downtown »

Dyett Protesters Say CPS is Urging Students to Abandon School

Dyett High School was scheduled to close at the end of the upcoming school year.

Edgewater »

Senn High School Welcomes Biggest Freshman Class in Years

The school hired seven teachers to keep up with continued growth.

Chatham »

CPS Reinstates Simeon's Electrical Program After Union Offers Jobs to Grads

Local 134 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers agreed to hire student graduates.

Lincoln Park »

Lincoln Annex Zoning Change OK'd by City Board, Construction to Start Soon

Construction preperations on the annex could begin as early as Monday.

Norwood Park »

Aldermen Call on City to Drop Hiring Preference for CPS Graduates

Aldermen Mary O'Connor, Matt O'Shea and Marty Quinn said the policy "could be viewed as unfair."

Gage Park »

Ombudsman Chicago Set to Open First South Side High School

The new alternative high school can accommodate up to 300 students and is tuition free.

West Ridge »

Crowded Northwest Side Schools Getting New Annexes

Annexes at three CPS schools were approved Tuesday by the Public Building Commission.

Portage Park »

O.A. Thorp Gets Its Playground, Finally

More than 200 volunteers built the playground from the ground up.

Rogers Park »

Elementary School Could Lose All After-School Programs After Funding Cuts

CPS told Gale Elementary's principal it didn't include the school in a federal funding request.

West Englewood »

CPS Says Englewood Principal Quit, But Earle Leader Denies It

For the second time this year, there is confusion at Earle Elementary over the principal's departure.

Englewood »

Earle STEM Elementary School Looking For A New Principal

For the third time since December, Earle STEM Elementary School will have a new principal.