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Downtown »

"I have tuition to pay and casinos to visit," former CPS schools boss Barbara Byrd-Bennett wrote.

Auburn Gresham »

After parents occupied the school Friday, no one's allowed inside after 6 p.m. without security present.

Auburn Gresham »

Gresham Elementary parents are angry at CPS over the board's "turnaround" designation.

Near West Side »

Frederick Collins, a 21-year veteran in the Near West District, plans to announce his candidacy Sunday.

Kenwood »

About 100 people attended a protest outside the Kenwood home of the Chicago School Board president.

Washington Park »

The school system plans to incorporate a new curriculum year-round in all subjects starting in January.

Bronzeville »

The school's advocates argue low performance was due to low investment in Dyett and its students.

Old Town »

A parent said the cuts are a "double slap in the face." A teacher said it's like "working for the devil."

Englewood »

For many parents Arna Bontemps Elementary in Englewood is family affair.

Old Town »

The official slammed CPS plan to shut the Cabrini area school, but it might not be enough to save it.

Chicago »

The ads are an "educational" campaign unrelated to criticism of school-closing plan, CPS said.