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  • CPS delays new test for private school applicants to public high schools

    CPS delays new test for private school applicants to public high schools
    Chicago Public Schools said today that the standardized test being used for the first time in applications to the city’s top selective enrollment schools will also be required for private school students, but that those children won’t have...
  • Chicago races to run in April

    Chicago races to run in April
    Now that the snow has melted and the sidewalks and streets are actually visible, it's time to lace up those running shoes. RedEye has compiled a list of April races to run in Chicago. (Information subject to change.) April 12 >> Be the Match 5K...
  • Trans 100 list honors 11 trans-identified Chicagoans

    Trans 100 list honors 11 trans-identified Chicagoans
    The second annual list of 100 trans-identified people making a big impact on LGBTQ issues in America is out, and 11 of this year's honorees are from Chicago. The Trans 100 list, compiled by an anonymous committee of trans people and sponsored by...
  • CPS to increase school budgets

    CPS to increase school budgets
    While Chicago Public Schools officials continue to say there will be a budget crisis until pension reform is achieved, the district Wednesday said cost-cutting and a one-time accounting maneuver will provide additional $70 million for school-based budgets...
  • Towns target teens' use of e-cigarettes

    Towns target teens' use of e-cigarettes
    The village of Barrington has an ordinance that forbids minors from possessing e-cigarettes, and the local school system also bans the devices. But such is the concern over "vaping" — the practice of inhaling nicotine-spiked vapor through a battery-...
  • Michelle Obama to meet with Chicago students at Howard University

    WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama plans to meet Chicago high school students in the nation's capital Thursday when they visit Howard University to gain exposure to college life, White House aides said. Bow Wow, a rapper, actor and co-host of...
  • State bill would limit suspensions, end fines for students

    State bill would limit suspensions, end fines for students
    In the midst of national efforts to promote disciplinary policies that keep children in the classroom, legislation that would limit the length of suspensions for all but the most serious infractions and put an end to disciplinary fines is under...
  • CPS to add International Baccalaureate program at five schools

    CPS to add International Baccalaureate program at five schools
    Chicago Public Schools announced yesterday that five elementary and middle schools are adding increasingly popular International Baccalaureate programs in the fall. Four schools will offer programs for students in grades six through eight: William H....
  • CNN's 'Chicagoland' balances Blackhawks joy with violence fears

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' balances Blackhawks joy with violence fears
    "It's playoff time again in this sports-loving city," says narrator/co-writer Mark Konkol at the beginning of episode two of the eight-part CNN series "Chicagoland." And though you will see all sorts of whooping-hollering-shot-drinking euphoria during...
  • In CNN's 'Chicagoland,' violence continues to dominate

    In CNN's 'Chicagoland,' violence continues to dominate
    It may be comforting to someone somewhere — though I'm hard-pressed to figure out who or where — to know that Riccardo Muti, the esteemed music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 2010, believes that Chicago is "the most elegant...
  • Woman a victim of same violence she fought against

    Woman a victim of same violence she fought against
    Leonore Draper was minutes away from entering her West Pullman home after an anti-violence charity event she attended Friday night when she was shot and killed. Police found Draper, 32, shot in the chest and arm in a parked car near her home in the 11600...