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Grand Boulevard »

The school was one of 10 that saw the maximum slashed in budget cuts announced Monday by CPS.

River North »

"We want no cuts to our pay and benefits," CTU President Karen Lewis said.

Grand Boulevard »

The protesters joined CPS CEO Forrest Claypool on the first day of classes Tuesday.

Bronzeville »

Beulah McLoyd has tried to talk to hunger strikers and other critics about the school's reopening.

Bronzeville »

Protesters who fought for Dyett's re-opening said they were not involved in hiring Beulah McLoyd.

Kenwood »

School activists said they will continue to push CPS on Dyett, but will now resume eating.

Kenwood »

Lead activist Jitu Brown announced he and 11 others would begin eating solid food again.

Downtown »

Activists called on Rahm Emanuel to meet with the strikers, who have gone 29 days without solid food.

The Loop »

Nine of the 15 Dyett hunger strikers occupied the Chicago Public Schools lobby for more than an hour.

Grand Boulevard »

The group said the hunger strike would go on until CPS agreed to accept ongoing input from  groups.

South Shore »

The second of three budget forums was dominated by Dyett High School hunger strikers and protesters.

Downtown »

The dozen Dyett High School protesters rejected new claims Dyett High School is not needed.

Bronzeville »

The hunger strikers took their protests to Little Black Pearl Art and Design Academy.

Douglas »

The activists have not eaten for five days to get CPS to make a decision on Dyett High School.