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  • Chicago high school evacuated, nine taken to hospital

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago high school was evacuated on Wednesday due to a suspicious odor that was investigated as a possible natural gas leak and nine students were taken to local hospitals as a precautionary measure, all in good condition, police said.
  • CHA backing $13 an hour minimum wage, mayor's office says

    CHA backing $13 an hour minimum wage, mayor's office says
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's efforts to position himself as a champion of higher wages continued Monday with his administration's announcement that the Chicago Housing Authority has agreed to his suggestion to require contractors and subcontractors to pay workers...

    South Side high school could get new life after advocacy

    South Side high school could get new life after advocacy
    Dyett High School on the South Side, slated to be closed at the end of the school year despite strong community opposition, could see new life. Chicago Public Schools said Friday that it will solicit proposals for a new, open-enrollment high school at...

    DuSable Museum chief to retire

    DuSable Museum chief to retire
    Carol Adams, president and CEO of the DuSable Museum of African American History, will retire on Dec. 31, according to an announcement from the museum. Adams joined the institution on Nov. 9, 2009. During her years in office she developed Chicago Public...

    CPS asks feds for delay on new standardized test

    CPS asks feds for delay on new standardized test
    Chicago Public Schools chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett said Wednesday that she'll ask the federal government to delay the rollout of a new and controversial state exam for grade school students this spring. Byrd-Bennett told school board members that fully...