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  • Corrections and clarifications for Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

    An editorial Monday said U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider won election in 2012 by less than 1 percent of the vote. In fact he won by 1.2 percent of the vote. The Local Sounds feature in Friday's preprinted On The Town section incorrectly spelled the name of a...
  • CPS not taking proposals for new charter schools

    CPS not taking proposals for new charter schools
    Chicago Public Schools will not be taking proposals for any additional charter schools for the 2015-16 school year, a district spokesman said Thursday. The district will not issue a request for new school proposals until December, and won’t accept...
  • El Centro wows with bright colors, visual rhythms

    El Centro wows with bright colors, visual rhythms
    Consider yourself lucky the next time you're stuck in traffic on the Kennedy Expressway around Kimball Avenue: The delay will let you check out a visually arresting zebra of a building. Dedicated Tuesday, this boldly sculpted academic structure is an...
  • Immigration status no roadblock to college

    Immigration status no roadblock to college
    A foundation whose leaders include Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is launching a partnership Monday with a charter school network to provide $3 million in college scholarships to 70 Chicago high school seniors whose immigration status is undocumented....
  • Chicago Public Schools breakfasts are big on doughnuts, sugary cereals

    Chicago Public Schools breakfasts are big on doughnuts, sugary cereals
    The 10-year-old boy sat grinning at the colorful cellophane wrappers piled in front of him. Moments earlier they'd held three warm doughnuts. Now the treats were in the fifth-grader's belly – along with 600 calories, 18 grams of fat and 36 grams of...
  • Quinn Signs Bill Doubling Charter Schools

    (WGN-AM)- A new law that doubles the number of charter schools allowed in Illinois also will give the state an edge in the competition for roughly $5 billion of federal money meant to encourage school reform, Gov. Pat Quinn said today as he signed the...
  • FAQ on Chicago's 2016 Olympics bid

    FAQ on Chicago's 2016 Olympics bid
    When is the decision? On Friday. Voting in Copenhagen begins at 5 p.m. -- that's 10 a.m. in Chicago. If Chicago is eliminated in one of the early rounds of voting, we'll learn then. But if it's one of the final contenders, word won't come out until...
  • U.S. gives school a clean bill of health

    U.S. gives school a clean bill of health
    Could the Southwest Side be quietly hosting the healthiest school in the Midwest? If you judge by a prestigious federal award program, it very well might. Tuesday morning the Academy of Global Citizenship, nestled in the shadow of Midway Airport,...
  • March 22: Midday Fix - Readeo

    March 22: Midday Fix - Readeo
    Readeo Tips for reading with your children Do it! Take the time to read every day Use Readeo to get the extended family involved Let children pick out their own books from the bookstore or library Make it interactive -- point things out to a child...
  • City schools unveil cost-saving consolidations

    Some neighborhood schools would be consolidated and some charter or magnet schools given more space in a cost-saving measure being considered by Chicago Public Schools, interim CEO Terry Mazany announced today. “It's no secret that Chicago has a...
  • LeBron's Mom arrested, Pres. Obama golf friend arrested, Philly police commish wants more $$ than Weis made, Lots of love on American Idol, Rahm's toga, Stone says Daley is disloyal, Tina Fey pregnant and what if Couric had changed her name?

    Here's what happened.  What's happening.  And what's going to happen. LeBron’s mom arrested for assault  Obama high school friend/golf buddy arrested in undercover prostitute sting Philly police commish wants too much $$$ to come here ($...