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Amundsen's Budget Down $1 Million As Enrollment Strategically Dips

Per-pupil funding is down as the school accepts fewer students from outside its neighborhood boundaries.

Lincoln Square »

LSC Elections: Candidate Forums Scheduled in Coming Weeks at Area Schools

Meet the folks running for your Local School Council at upcoming candidate forums.

Lincoln Square »

LSC Elections: A List of Area Schools Still Short of Candidates

The filing deadline is March 14. Scores of schools still need parents and community members to step up.

Ravenswood »

Ravenswood Principal Finalists to Appear at Public Forum Thursday

The three finalists will meet with members of the community and answer questions at the forum.

Irving Park »

CPS Budget Cuts: Murphy School Marches on Without Band

The school specializes in fine arts, but a $600,000 budget loss put band on the chopping block.

Roscoe Village »

CPS Budget Cuts: Audubon LSC Says 'No,' Even With $100K Sweetener

Joing other schools who have rejected their budgets, Audubon's LSC pushes back on the district bosses.

North Park »

Northside College Prep, State's Top H.S., Still Without a Principal

The Local School Council has set Wednesday as the deadline to receive applications.

Ravenswood »

Ravenswood Local School Council Begins Search for New Principal

An interim principal will be named as the local school council begins its search for a permanent leader.

Ravenswood »

Courtenay Elementary Hires Principal, Moves Forward With Stockton Merger

Macquline King takes over as principal at Courtenay, which is moving to Stockton's campus in the fall.

Andersonville »

With $116,000 Left in Closing School's Fund, Kids Could Get Free iPads

Trumbull Elementary's Local School Council is looking for ways to spend cash raised for school.

Irving Park »

School Opening, Not Closing, the Hot Topic at Disney II Magnet

The expansion of Disney II through 12th grade was approved months ago, but school still lacks a building.

Lincoln Square »

Amundsen Eyes Strategies to Move off Probation

The school's LSC met to develop criteria to vault the school to a sustained Level 2 performance standing.

Irving Park »

Disney II Magnet Hires New Principal, Same as Old Principal

Bodgana Chkoumbova officially hired as principal after serving five years in an "interim" capacity.

Albany Park »

Von Steuben Doing Its Part to Reverse Engineering Deficit

New engineering lab and curriculum are preparing students to compete globally in high-tech fields.

Albany Park »

Chicago High School Makes Reality TV Debut, Some Parents Unhappy

Von Steuben principal drops web link but defends "High School Confidential," which aired Wednesday night.