Yet Mayor Rahm Emanuel defended the "goal" of principal training behind the $23 million deal she set up.
NEIU is becoming a model for removing barriers and providing support to undocumented students.
In class, girls yell "I am smart! I am kind! I am strong! I am a girl!" at the top of their lungs.
Administrators have promised to have a dialog with students who object to the firing of 10 teachers.
"We are getting better because of our teachers. We need these teachers," a Wells parent said.
Voters can name the school for Pope Francis, Mother Teresa, St. Francis or Blessed Francis Ozanam.
Ryder Academy could lose up to nine special ed staff members; other South Side schools also face cuts.
Pioneer Acquisitions will add 21 buildings to its porfolio that also includes buildings in Lincoln Park.
Juan Salgado won the coveted $625,000 grant from the MacArthur Foundation.
Friends of Ravenswood School plans to bombard the mayor with calls Friday protesting recent budget cuts.
The district includes parts of Lakeview, Uptown, Lincoln Park, North Center and Lincoln Square.
Now a year old, the Chicago Innovation Exchange is adding tools to make product prototypes.
Byrd-Bennett is accused of accepting bribes in exchange for steering a no-bid contract.
President Barack Obama's only surviving grandparent was scheduled to speak to students on Friday.
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