Little Village »

Full-Time Mariachi Programs for Five CPS Grade Schools to Debut by Fall

The schools will have to add a full-time music position to support the program.

Lincoln Park »

Lincoln Park High School Chem Lab Fire Leads to Lawsuit

A mother claims her daughter suffered burns on her face during a chemistry experiment last November.

The Loop »

CPS Students Urge Curbs on Suspensions, Expulsions During Downtown March

Students and a legal group backed state legislation setting limits on school disciplinary measures.

Near West Side »

Whitney Young Film to Show Stress, Joy of School's Students and Applicants

The parent-sponsored documentary follows several students as they work to get accepted into Young.

Auburn Gresham »

Fight to Halt Walter Gresham School Turnaround Gets Boost from Rainbow PUSH

Jonathan Jackson, a spokesman for his dad's group, said the district shouldn't overhaul Gresham.

Wicker Park »

Rand Paul to Visit Wicker Park School Next Week

The U.S. senator will join in a discussion about Illinois education at Josephinum Academy.

Lakeview »

St. Alphonsus Pastor to Return After Sex Misconduct Allegations Ruled False

The Rev. Michael W. O'Connell was accused of abusing a boy at a suburban parish nearly 20 years ago.

Lakeview »

Wicker Park's Falafel and Grill Replacing Sinbad's on Belmont

It will be the restaurant's second location in the city.

Mt. Greenwood »

Mother McAuley Spanish Teacher Tackles iPads, Dance, LaCrosse and More

Cassie Saunders has embraced a variety of challenges since joining Mother McAuley last year.

Pilsen »

Student Loan Debt Relief Available in Exchange For Volunteer Work connects college grads with nonprofits that could use some skilled help.

Hyde Park »

Murray Elementary Getting $81,000 to Start Classes 15 Minutes Later

CPS asked Murray to move its school day later to better coordinate buses with Ray Elementary.

Canaryville »

LSC Election Results for Bridgeport, McKinley Park Area Schools

The newly elected local school council members will begin their terms in July.

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.

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