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Obama's Name Dropped from Planned CPS High School

The mayor's office said the proposed school on the Near North Side would no longer be named after Obama.

Portage Park »

Portage Park Elementary School Bracing for $400K in Cuts

Principal Maureen Ready said the cuts will force her to lay off three teachers and consolidate grades.

Andersonville »

CPS Finds 'No Credible Evidence of Bullying' in Suicide at Peirce School

The grandmother of Mckenzie Phlipot, 12, said Tuesday she "does not agree" with CPS' conclusion.

Bronzeville »

Dyett Seniors Demand Fair Treatment, Restored Resources

Dyett High School supporters said they'd met with a sympathetic Mayor Rahm Emanuel, but nothing changed.

North Park »

Northside Prep No. 3 in New U.S. Rankings by Newsweek; Lane Tech Closes Gap

CPS performed well in Newsweek's new rankings of top high schools serving low-income students.

Norwood Park »

Back To School: Budget Crunch Pushes Public Schools to Rely on Fees

Schools on the Northwest Side are making up for budget cuts by relying on fees paid by parents.

Norwood Park »

Northwest Side Students Say Goodbye to Uniform Dress Code ... For Now

Students will get a chance to make their case against the dress code at a town hall on Sept. 11.

West Loop »

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.

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