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CPS: No closures this year, but some schools will move
Nov. 27, 2013
After closing a record number of schools, Chicago Public Schools keeps its promise not to shut down any this year. But a few schools will move into different buildings.
Chicago teens jump on 'soapbox'
Nov. 22, 2013
Nearly 3,000 students from 125 classrooms at 36 schools across the city are competing in an annual speech competition called Project Soapbox
Parents hold Neighborhood Schools Fair
Nov. 14, 2013
Parents say neighborhood schools are too often overlooked.
CPS in line for TIF surplus, but questions remain
Nov. 12, 2013
Chicago Public Schools is in line to get at least $24 million from another TIF surplus after City Hall passes it’s budget, but it’s not clear how much will make it down to schools to offset the budget cuts made over the summer.
New Illinois school report cards mean less data
Nov. 9, 2013
Illinois education leaders tout new school “report cards," as being it easier for parents to understand. But another source of important Illinois school data—an interactive web site—has disappeared.
Meet the women rocking Chicago's music scene
Nov. 7, 2013
The vibrant female forces of the local music community are making their presence known.
CPS issues 94 pink slips after nearly 3,000 last summer
Nov. 5, 2013
With overall enrollment down, the school district is getting less state and federal poverty money and is issuing another small round of layoffs.
Arts school to take over closed elementary
Nov. 4, 2013
It looks like the city may have found a use for the first of Chicago’s 43 shuttered school buildings.
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