Andersonville »

Mckenzie Phlipot's Father Says Family Declined to Speak with CPS Lawyers

The legal team was investigating if bullying at Peirce School contributed to his daughter's suicide.

South Loop »

Is This History or Is This Junk? Field Museum Experts Will ID Your Stuff

The museum requests no animals — living or dead — but in those cases scientists will study photographs.

Andersonville »

Mckenzie Phlipot's Family, Friends Criticize CPS Probe of Her Suicide

Many said they weren't interviewed in probe that found no evidence she was bullied before her death.

Downtown »

Obama's Name Dropped from Planned CPS High School

The mayor's office said the proposed school on the Near North Side would no longer be named after Obama.

Portage Park »

Portage Park Elementary School Bracing for $400K in Cuts

Principal Maureen Ready said the cuts will force her to lay off three teachers and consolidate grades.

Hyde Park »

Volunteers Needed to Clean Up Amanda's Garden at Ray Elementary

Helpers are needed for two hours on Saturday to get the butterfly and vegetable garden ready for fall.

Hyde Park »

Hearing Spanish on a Bus May Boost Kids' Learning, U. of C. Researchers Say

Study: Kids who hear a little Spanish as infants may learn better from Spanish speakers later in life.

Lincoln Square »

Friends of Amundsen Mixer Aims to Spread School Spirit Among Adults

Friends of Amundsen is hosting a mixer on Thursday for neighbors to learn more about the school.

The Loop »

'The Homestretch' Shows the Struggle of Chicago's Homeless School Kids

Filmmakers Kirsten Kelly and Anne de Mare spent five years following the lives of homeless CPS students.

Andersonville »

CPS Finds 'No Credible Evidence of Bullying' in Suicide at Peirce School

The grandmother of Mckenzie Phlipot, 12, said Tuesday she "does not agree" with CPS' conclusion.

Irving Park »

Schurz, Neighbors at Odds Over Athletic Field, Proposed Closing of Waveland

Plans for a proposed athletic field at Schurz High School would close a portion of Waveland Avenue.

Auburn Gresham »

Famous Dave's CEO Tells CPS Students: 'Read as Much as You Can'

A group of professionals met with students at Perspectives Charter Schools Monday.

Norwood Park »

See How This Chicago Principal Is Getting Students to School on Time

Taft High School's Mark Grishaber got on a BMX bike to remind students school starts at 7:30 a.m.

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