Barbara Byrd Bennett

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Downtown »

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.

Downtown »

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

Downtown »

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

West Loop »

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

Downtown »

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.

Downtown »

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.

The Loop »

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.

Downtown »

Two school days were added on to the school year after the February cancellations, CPS said.

The Loop »

More than 800 families had selective-enrollment applications rejected as incomplete.

Grand Boulevard »

Community groups are proposing an open-enrollment green technology school in Dyett.

Pilsen »

Now that the Pilsen school's council has voted to fire her, CPS will approve or deny the recommendation.