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CPS recommends closing two charter schools
Feb. 21, 2013
Chicago Public Schools officials plan to shut down two charter schools over the next few years.
More than 20 percent of city public schools on list for potential closure
Feb. 13, 2013
Of the 681 Chicago Public Schools, 129 are still eligible for closure at the end of the academic year.
How many juvenile arrests happen in Chicago schools?
Feb. 4, 2013
Tens of thousands of young people get arrested each year in Chicago, and a lot of those arrests happen on the grounds of Chicago Public Schools.
The Sullivan of Sullivan High School
Jan. 22, 2013
Why name a high school after this man? It's the Chicago Way!
Chicago principals under scrutiny
Jan. 18, 2013
CPS has a new plan for evaluating principals, but didn’t give much information to those it affects.
History of Chicago school closings
Jan. 16, 2013
WBEZ plotted annual school closings and schools "turned around" since the 2001-02 school year when CPS began shuttering schools as a reform strategy.
CPS: 'No list of schools to be closed'
Dec. 19, 2012
It was clear at Wednesday’s monthly Board of Education meeting that news about an internal CPS memo has further damaged public trust.
City wants private funds to fuel new infrastructure projects
Dec. 6, 2012
The city is moving forward with plans to use a huge private trust to fund infrastructure projects -- starting with energy retrofitting.
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