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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.

West Town »

CPS Should Provide 'Skeletal Care' on Snow Days, Ald. Joe Moreno Says

But Ald. Latasha Thomas (17th) countered, "School is not a baby-sitting apparatus."

Downtown »

Chicago Teachers Union Forming Independent Political Organization

The union said it will concentrate on issues, not candidates, "but 2015 is on."

Downtown »

Charter Opponents Rally Support Ahead of Board of Education Vote

The Chicago Board of Education was set to vote on 17 proposed new charters.

Uptown »

'War Zone' No More? Courtenay Beefs Up Security, Plans Anti-Bully Campaign

Members of the school community said they were looking to move past internal tensions and find solutions.

Downtown »

Council Shelves Attempt to Halt Charter School Approvals

The City Council used an old trick to derail a demand to halt a Board of Education vote on charters.

Downtown »

City Hall Year in Review: 5 Stories That Mattered to Locals in 2013

CPS closures, Ventra snafus overshadowed aldermanic shifts in the City Council as Rahm kept rolling.