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Edgebrook »

Groups Designed to Boost Edgebrook Elementary School to Merge

The school will have one fewer teacher because of budget cuts, Principal Ched Weiden said.

Logan Square »

Protesters Demand CPS, Mayor Halt Cuts, Ask 'Rich to Pay Their Fair Share'

Aldermen demanded the mayor use surplus property tax funds to stop the cuts at a rally in Logan Square.

West Loop »

Your Rush-Hour CTA Commute Could Be Getting More Crowded

Get ready for more CPS students during rush hour after many school start times are pushed back to 9 a.m.

Roseland »

Roseland, Pullman Schools Facing Nearly 3 Million in Budget Cuts

Of 23 public schools in the area, five will see increases to their budgets. The rest will face cuts.

Roscoe Village »

Lane Tech To Have Split Start: High School Stays at 8, Academic Center at 9

Lane Tech was one of several dozen schools given a later start time, but found a work-around.

Norwood Park »

Taft High School Gives Local Grade Schools $18K for Sports Programs

Chicago Public Schools officials announced earlier this month elementary school sports would be cut.

Lakeview »

Later Bell Schedule, Fewer Teachers Result of Lake View High School Cuts

The high school principal said the changes would be a "tough adjustment."

Downtown »

Jones, Ogden, Payton Get Later Start Times, Irking Parents and Principals

The three Downtown schools will start classes at 9 a.m. next year, altering schedules for many families.

The Loop »

CPS Unions, Charters Protest Budget Cuts as Board OKs $1.2B in Bonds

"We're all fighting for scraps," said Hearst Elementary teacher Rachel Davies.

Mt. Greenwood »

Parents Rip Plan To Move Special-Ed Students To New School: 'It's Awful'

Mary Hughes believes special-needs students should remain in the same school through eighth grade.

Little Village »

Little Village Schools to Lose $3.8 Million As CPS Slashes Budgets Citywide

Most Little Village schools will see enrollment drops next year, according to Chicago Public Schools.

Downtown »

Claypool To Head CPS, Calls It 'Single Most Challenging' Task of Career

Mayor Rahm Emanuel also named Frank Clark to replace David Vitale as head of the Board of Education.

West Loop »

West Loop's Merit School of Music Appoints New Executive Director

Charles Grode, a Chicago Symphony Orchestra leader, will now head the non-profit music school.

Belmont Cragin »

Belmont Cragin Schools Brace for $1.7 Million in Budget Cuts

Nine schools are projected to lose money, due to falling enrollment.

Lakeview »

Lake View High School and 3 Others in 'Hood Lose Out With CPS Budget Cuts

Meanwhile, five Lakeview elementary schools will gain funds due to increased enrollments.