Hyde Park »

Here's How You Can Take a U. of C. Law School Class for Free

The Law School will start its first free online course on July 13 on the tech industry.

Hyde Park »

Oriental Institute Enlists Dramatist To Help Tell Story of Looting of Iraq

Museum researchers and Timeline Theatre will join up to talk about the looting of Iraq's museums.

Norwood Park »

Principal's 'Exhaustingly High Standards' Boost Chicago's Most Crowded H.S.

Taft is on its way to becoming Chicago's best neighborhood high school, Principal Mark Grishaber said.

Lincoln Square »

'Say No to Intrinsic' Petition Opposes Charter School in Lincoln Square

The petition has gathered nearly 800 signatures against Intrinsic's proposal to open in Lincoln Square.

Roscoe Village »

Lane Tech LSC Deadlocked on Principal Choice, CPS To Name Interim Leader

Lane's LSC failed to agree on a new principal, has 90 days to make a decision before CPS steps in.

Downtown »

Chicago Public Schools Warns 1,400 Layoffs May Follow $634M Pension Payout

CTU said it was "outraged" about the threat, but Mayor Emanuel said few teachers would lose their jobs.

Andersonville »

Trumbull School Building Won't House Decatur Classical School: Alderman

Ald. Pat O'Connor and community groups have narrowed the Trumbull re-use plans to two possible options.

West Town »

Charter Expansion Pumps $750K Into Shuttered Peabody School 'Annex'

Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) said he supports the plan, which is something "the community seems to want."

Hyde Park »

Survey Ranks CPS Teaching at the Top, Family Involvement at the Bottom

CPS students and teachers scored their teaching and school leaders higher than the suburbs.

Little Village »

Cinespace Film Studios Launching Incubator for Filmmakers

Borrowing from 1871's start-up model, Stage 18 will help develop local filmmakers and creatives.

Uptown »

Founder of Uptown Moms Group Wants To Change Perception of Sunnyside Mall

The group, which formed in early June, throws playdates for kids in public spaces like Sunnyside Mall.

Downtown »

Check Out Jerry Garcia's Favorite Guitar and More at Deadhead Field Exhibit

The new pop-up Field Musuem exhibit coincides with the Grateful Dead's reunion shows at Soldier Field. 

Lakeview »

Lake View High School Teacher Juggles Life as Stormtrooper, U.K. Rock Star

Carlos Mendoza balances being a dad with roles as a drummer, teacher and "Star Wars" villain.

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