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  • Hundreds of iPads, laptops stolen from South Side grade school

    Hundreds of iPads, laptops stolen from South Side grade school
    More than $100,000 worth of computer equipment was stolen from an Englewood elementary school, authorities said. Several people were seen entering Nicholson STEM Academy, 6006 S. Peoria St., about 12:30 a.m. Monday and were later seen leaving with...
  • Mom injured when desk collapses at school conference, lawsuit alleges

    Mom injured when desk collapses at school conference, lawsuit alleges
    The mother of a Chicago Public Schools student is suing the district, claiming she was injured at a parent-teacher conference when the desk she was sitting in collapsed. The lawsuit was filed in Cook County Circuit Court Friday. The incident...
  • OCT 9 | Blue Sky: Rick Bayless on Letting Vision Drive Success

    OCT 9 | Blue Sky: Rick Bayless on Letting Vision Drive Success
    On Thursday, October 9, acclaimed chef Rick Bayless will share with Blue Sky Innovation how he has stayed true to his vision as he has built a restaurant, food and media empire. Bayless joins the Chicago Tribune’s Colin McMahon at the National...
  • Lawsuit alleges bullying led to CPS student suicide

     Lawsuit alleges bullying led to CPS student suicide
    A lawsuit filed by the family of a public school student who committed suicide in May alleges Chicago school officials failed to follow procedures to address bullying. A complaint filed in Cook County Circuit Court on Thursday by the mother of...
  • A new path to college for CPS students

    A new path to college for CPS students
    Every year, hundreds of Chicago Public Schools students earn decent grades, graduate from high school and then ... flounder. Many of them don't get the encouragement to enroll in college, many can't afford college tuition. That's a shame for them, their...
  • 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...
  • CPS grads can qualify for new city college scholarships

    CPS grads can qualify for new city college scholarships
    Qualified graduates of Chicago's public high schools will be eligible for a free ride at one of the city's seven community colleges under a scholarship program announced today by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Cheryl Hyman....
  • Hancock High may get selective enrollment status

    A high school near Midway Airport will likely become the city's 11th selective enrollment high school next year and the first on the Southwest Side, Chicago Public Schools officials said Wednesday. Officials said the decision to transform John Hancock...
  • Emanuel allies release results of anti-Lewis push poll

    Emanuel allies release results of anti-Lewis push poll
    Democrats For Education Reform, a pro-charter schools organization aligned with Mayor Rahm Emanuel has released the results of a poll that asked thisĀ  question: The current teacher's contract with Chicago Public Schools expires after the school year,...
  • CPS data error transmits wrong test scores

     CPS data error transmits wrong test scores
    Chicago Public Schools officials said Monday that the district last week sent incorrect test scores to 201 area private school students vying to attend the city's selective-enrollment schools and academic centers. An unspecified "data transfer error"...
  • The campaign to keep Karen Lewis out of the mayoral race

     The campaign to keep Karen Lewis out of the mayoral race
    Out of nowhere nearly two weeks ago, Democrats for Education Reform, a pro-charter schools organization backing Mayor Rahm Emanuel's re-election, issued a news release demanding that Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis step down from her job if...