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  • CPS group rips 'Magic' custodian deal, contributions to Emanuel campaign

    CPS group rips 'Magic' custodian deal, contributions to Emanuel campaign
    The head of a Chicago Public Schools principals' group again condemned privatized school custodian contracts Thursday, including an $80 million deal connected to NBA Hall of Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson, another of whose firms has since donated $250,000...
  • 'Magic' Johnson and the mayor: $250,000 donated after $80 million CPS deal

    'Magic' Johnson and the mayor: $250,000 donated after $80 million CPS deal
    A week before the February city election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood alongside Earvin "Magic" Johnson and his billionaire business partner to announce their $10 million donation for a summer jobs program in the city's toughest neighborhoods. The event...
  • Charter schools are not 'elite'

    It seems to me that Jesus “Chuy” Garcia does not know the difference between an "elite¬†private" school and a charter school. ¬† First of all, elite private schools charge incredibly high annual fees; charter schools do not charge anything....
  • Suburban high school students opt out of PARCC tests

    Suburban high school students opt out of PARCC tests
    Hundreds of students have declined to take the controversial PARCC exam at two northwest suburban high schools, multiple sources said. At Rolling Meadows High School, less than three dozen students out of more than 400 members of the junior class sat...
  • Forfeit victory in hand, St. Joe seniors would rather play

    Forfeit victory in hand, St. Joe seniors would rather play
    It's rare during the season for high school boys basketball players to have off Friday night, but St. Joseph senior guards Jordan Ash and Glynn Watson were looking last week for a way to keep busy. Ash and Watson had been preparing to play North...
  • State funding on minds of Elmhurst candidates

     State funding on minds of Elmhurst candidates
    In Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205, where about 66 cents of every property tax dollar goes to educate nearly 8,200 students in 14 schools, voters on April 7 will choose from five candidates – including four incumbents – for four...
  • St. Joseph no stranger to boys basketball playoff controversies

    St. Joseph no stranger to boys basketball playoff controversies
    Gene Pingatore has seen just about everything in his 45 years as St. Joseph boys basketball coach. On Thursday, he witnessed a new twist when the Chargers won the Class 3A Westinghouse Sectional championship when its opponent, North Lawndale, was banned...
  • Boys basketball: CPS bans North Lawndale from sectional final after fight

    Boys basketball: CPS bans North Lawndale from sectional final after fight
    North Lawndale and Marshall will both forfeit their next three games in the wake of Wednesday night's brawl in the handshake line following North Lawndale's 70-62 victory in a Class 3A sectional semifinal at Westinghouse High School on the West Side....
  • State-mandated school testing

    I am writing in response to “CPS to snub new exam mandate; Limiting computer-driven test could risk federal aid, feed debate” (News, Jan. 19). The article should have been titled “CPS goes rogue: Where are the state auditors?”...
  • CPS surrenders in standardized test battle

    CPS surrenders in standardized test battle
    Come March, thousands of elementary and high school students across Illinois will take a demanding new test that will give a much more comprehensive look at how our students are learning and how our schools are performing. Every Chicago student should...
  • Massive snowstorm closes schools in Chicago, some suburbs

    Massive snowstorm closes schools in Chicago, some suburbs
    Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the Chicago area will stay home from school Monday after Sunday's snowstorm dropped more than a foot of snow. Chicago Public Schools on Sunday evening announced its third weather-related closing this year....