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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.

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.