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Lincoln Square »

'Say No to Intrinsic' Petition Opposes Charter School in Lincoln Square

The petition has gathered nearly 800 signatures against Intrinsic's proposal to open in Lincoln Square.

Roscoe Village »

Lane Tech LSC Deadlocked on Principal Choice, CPS To Name Interim Leader

Lane's LSC failed to agree on a new principal, has 90 days to make a decision before CPS steps in.

River North »

CTU Says Talks Break Off With CPS Over 'Non-Economic' Issues

Teachers said they'd accept no raise, but wanted concessions on grading, testing and class size.

West Loop »

CTA Extends 4 Routes to City Beaches as Part of Summer Service Tweaks

Routes serving museums also get a boost, while those with heavy student ridership are cut back.

Ravenswood »

Amundsen H.S. to Get $2.6M in TIF Funds for Gym Rehab

Ald. Pat O'Connor said the gym and facilities are "falling apart" and "haven't been repaired in ages."

Washington Park »

Last 13 Dyett H.S. Students Celebrate Senior Year Through Music, Form Band

Art teacher Amy Silverman said she was "on a mission" to get the school's 13 students proper support.

The Loop »

In Battle Over Move of Noble Charter School, Opponents Win a Delay

The school board abruptly pulled the question off its agenda as complaints grow.

Belmont Cragin »

Ald. Santiago Aims to Return Community Voice to City Council

Ald. Milly Santiago said education remains "very important," despite diminishing resources at CPS.

Downtown »

Noble Move to Uptown 'Would Suck the Lifeblood' From Local Schools: Ald.

But supporters said move would offer more choice to families.

Jefferson Park »

New Principal Tapped to Lead Prussing Elementary School

George Chipain, the assistant principal at O.A. Thorp Scholastic Academy, will start July 1 at Prussing.

The Loop »

CPS Should 'Come Clean' on Contract Talks With CTU, Says Parent Group

Parent and community groups are organizing three forums to inform the public on how talks are going.

Englewood »

CPS Teacher Turned Filmmaker To Cast Students in Web Series 'Culturevate'

Mbiganyi Lashani said he hoped to curb violence by involving young people in his new production.

Mt. Greenwood »

Ag School Wins First-Ever Best Buy Challenge

The Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences earned a special visit from the Geek Squad on Tuesday.

Boystown »

Use of Restrooms, Locker Rooms by Transgender Students Outlined by CPS

But advocates say the guidelines leave too much up to principals and need more teeth.

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.