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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.

Andersonville »

TimeLine Theatre Wants to Move Into Trumbull, Create Andersonville Arts Hub

The popular theater, more popular than ever, has outgrown its Lakeview digs.

Andersonville »

Trumbull School Redevelopment Draws Seven Ideas, Including New Theater

The TimeLine Theatre in Lakeview and a Jewish school in Edgewater are looking to move to Andersonville.

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.

Uptown »

Closed Chicago Schools on Developer's Radar: Residential, Retail Considered

Cedar is the parent company of the Flats Chicago real estate brand.

Andersonville »

Trumbull School Could Become Distillery, Senior Housing, Retail Complex

Ald. Pat O'Connor set an Aug. 15 deadline for ideas on what to do with the shuttered school.

Bronzeville »

CPS Has Safest Year Ever, Study Says; 'Nothing to Celebrate': Critics

Mayor Rahm Emanuel credited Safe Passage workers, police initiatives and a "mind shift" at CPS.

Downtown »

Dyett High Protesters Rip Alderman, Mayor, CPS

Ald. William Burns denied making a "backroom deal" to move another school into the building.

Uptown »

Stewart School Reuse Ideas to be Focus of Workshops

Ideas for the closed school include a community center, theater and housing.

Lincoln Park »

All CPS Classrooms to Get Air Conditioning Within Five Years, Rahm Says

Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to bring air conditioning to 206 schools, but without explaining funding.

Uptown »

'Strike for America' Uptown Writer's Take on 2012 Teachers Strike

The book examines the events leading to the strike, analyzes the showdown and looks toward the future.

Downtown »

Pols Weigh Lesssons From Primary, CTU's Impact

The Chicago Teachers Union claimed victories on Ames Middle School and Will Guzzardi.

University Village »

Rahm Rallies Safe-Passage Workers to Finish Out School Year

Mayor Rahm Emanuel held a celebratory luncheon for the CPS workers at the UIC Forum.

Downtown »

Rahm Heckled at City's Mardi Gras Birthday Bash

Rousemary Vega called on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to pay more attention to Chicago Public Schools children.

Downtown »

Charter Expansion Could Lead to Teaching Creationism, Karen Lewis Says

A state charter board spokeswoman denied the allegation.