The temporary order from a San Francisco judge stops Chicago and other cities from losing federal funds.
The CPS school year could end June 1 unless there's an infusion of cash in the next week.
Marshall Cheatham, a former standout, has been on a waiting list for more than three years.
City officials did not say what the "next generation" system will be in place, however.
Winter break starts Dec. 23 because Christmas is on a Monday this year.
The attorney general blamed undocumented immigrants for Chicago's rising murder rate.
Four people have been killed and seven wounded in shootings since Sunday.
The fatal shooting happened in the 800 block of North Sacramento Boulevard.
A Library of Congress collection includes hundreds of cool turn-of-the-century Chicago photos.
The site, devoted to photos and articles about Chicago's past, has nearly 75,000 followers.
The robbery happened Friday morning in the 4300 block of West Division Street.
In all, 1,620 miles of city streets have been repaved since Mayor Rahm Emanuel took office in 2011.
City watchdog Joseph Ferguson released the data to help Chicagoans understand the police department.
Ald. Anthony Beale (9th Ward) said the effort was a "bad idea" and a waste of money.
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