Morgan Park »

Community Rallies Around 9-Year-Old Girl Battling Rare Tumor

Megan Taff's health struggles have brought her Southwest Side neighborhood together.

Mt. Greenwood »

Chef Graham Elliot Lends A Hand With Thanksgiving Dinner At The Ag School

Celebrity chef Graham Elliot helped students dress pumpkin pies and offered holiday cooking tips.

Old Town »

Radio Extra: Parents Want Language Academy for Advanced CPS Kids

Parents of kids who have studied in language-focused elementary schools ask "Where do they go next?"

Austin »

Radio Extra: Physician Finds Time to Fulfill Dream of Teaching Others

A family physician from the Austin neighborhood just couldn't stay away from her dream of teaching. 

Lincoln Park »

Rock For Kids Auction Includes Lunch With Shaq

The Rock for Kids Charity auction seeks to provide music education for underserved students.

West Rogers Park »

Decatur School Council Backs Possible Move to Uptown's Stewart School

The vote comes a day after a heated CPS board meeting where the issue came up in public session.

Pilsen »

Orozco Local School Council Moves to Fire Principal Nancy Paulette-Aguirre

Now that the Pilsen school's council has voted to fire her, CPS will approve or deny the recommendation.

Old Town »

Without a High School Option, Is Studying Foreign Language in CPS a Waste?

Parents with kids studying Arabic, Urdu and more are lobbying for a language-focused high school.

Mt. Greenwood »

Celebrity Chef Graham Elliot Helps Students Cook Thanksgiving Dinner

Celebrity chef will cook a homegrown Thanksgiving meal alongside students from the Chicago Ag School.

Mt. Greenwood »

Saint Xavier University Hosts Third Annual Toys For Tots Drive

New, unwrapped toys can be dropped off at multiple locations on the Mount Greenwood campus.

Downtown »

Should Sleepy Teens Get Later CPS High School Start Time?

The City Council Health Committee took up the issue of sleep deprivation among teenagers.

Uptown »

Plan to Move Decatur School to Uptown Sets Off Heated Debate at CPS Meeting

Opponents criticized a proposal, backed by Ald. Cappleman, to move one of the city's top elementaries.

Near West Side »

After Racy Slides, CPS Will 'Scrub' All Sex Ed Materials: CPS Health Chief

The doctor who oversees CPS sex ed unexpectedly showed up to a LSC meeting at Andrew Jackson Wednesday.

Kenwood »

U. of C. Officer in Chase Trips on Kenwood Couple's Stairs, Sues for $500K

Retired Chicago Fire Capt. Ezra McCann was sued after the officer chased a suspect onto his property.

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