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Barbara Byrd Bennett

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Corrupt officials like Barbara Byrd-Bennett get tongue-lashing from federal judge.

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Byrd-Bennett pleaded guilty to a single count of wire fraud as part of a plea deal in October 2015.

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A key figure pleaded guilty Tuesday in Byrd-Bennett's corruption case. 

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CPS and the city filed suit against the former CEO, who recently pleaded guilty to corruption.

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The year began with Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the first mayoral runoff and only went downhill from there.

West Ridge »

Principal Robert Baughman said he's "extremely concerned" how cuts could affect his campus.

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When out-of-towners let Mayor Emanuel down he turned to Daley-administration veterans to save him.

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Barbara Byrd-Bennett's scandalous court case caught one tweeter's eye.

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Yet Mayor Rahm Emanuel defended the "goal" of principal training behind the $23 million deal she set up.

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Byrd-Bennett is accused of accepting bribes in exchange for steering a no-bid contract.

Rogers Park »

For kids using Howard Area Community Center services, the mile between campuses can mean life or death.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel also named Frank Clark to replace David Vitale as head of the Board of Education.

The Loop »

Parent and community groups are organizing three forums to inform the public on how talks are going.

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Board of Education Vice President Jesse Ruiz will "enjoin the duties" as interim CEO as well.

The Loop »

The feds are investigating a no-bid contract awarded to Byrd-Bennett's former employer.