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  • CPS schedules makeup days after cold snap

    CPS schedules makeup days after cold snap
    Chicago Public Schools has announced when it will make up two days of classes that were canceled earlier this month because of cold weather. The makeup days will be Friday, Jan. 30, and Wednesday, June 17, a school district spokesman said. Those dates...
  • Chicago Public Schools COO Tom Tyrrell resigns

    Chicago Public Schools COO Tom Tyrrell resigns
    Tom L. Tyrrell, the chief operating officer for Chicago Public Schools who helped manage the closings of nearly 50 schools in 2013, is leaving the district to pursue an unspecified "opportunity in public service," schools chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett said...
  • Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    Plan your night with these dining events, drink deals and more. EAT Burger and Brew Night Brasserie by LM 800 S. Michigan Ave. 312-431-1788 Choose one of four burgers, such as a lamb burger with onion jam or beef topped with blue cheese and bacon,...
  • Did CPS take care of its displaced kids?

    Did CPS take care of its displaced kids?
    We've talked to dozens of candidates for the Chicago City Council in the last three weeks and we've heard a lot of anger about the decision by Chicago Public Schools in 2013 to close nearly 50 schools. We've heard a rising antipathy to charter schools....
  • Student digital privacy protections welcomed by parents, teachers

    Student digital privacy protections welcomed by parents, teachers
    When Courtney Lorentz's 6-year-old daughter brought home an iPad from school last fall, the Deerfield mom wanted assurance that the thoughts, ideas and personal information her daughter typed into the device would not follow her for years to come —...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day closings for the Chicago area

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day closings for the Chicago area
    Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday. These public services will be affected then: Schools: Chicago Public Schools will be closed. Most suburban schools will be closed; check your local district. Government offices: Federal, state,...
  • Chicago Public Schools defies mandate on new standardized exam, PARCC

     Chicago Public Schools defies mandate on new standardized exam, PARCC
    Chicago Public Schools are set to defy a mandate to launch a standardized exam districtwide this spring, despite the potential for sanctions that could include some loss of federal funding. The district said it will administer the Partnership for...
  • Experts: Planned municipal advisers test may not protect CPS, others

    Experts: Planned municipal advisers test may not protect CPS, others
    After governments across the country, including Chicago Public Schools, suffered devastating losses on risky bond deals during the financial crisis, Congress passed a 2010 measure setting first-ever standards for the advisers who guide government...
  • The future of the community college

    The future of the community college
    President Barack Obama floated an ambitious idea last week: No-cost community college. "Put simply, what I'd like to do is see the first two years of community college free for everybody who is willing to work for it," Obama said. The president...
  • Another precinct heard from: The aldermanic questionnaire of Ed Bus (53rd)

    Another precinct heard from: The aldermanic questionnaire of Ed Bus (53rd)
    You won't find the following posted to the candidate surveys page of the Tribune's Election Central, as that site confines itself to non-fictional candidates. But Justin Kaufmann of the comedy troupe Schadenfreude has sent over the questionnaire responses...
  • CPS was correct to close schools during extreme cold

    A recent commentary writer penned that so few students in Chicago Public Schools walk to school anymore, thus schools should remain open during sub-zero cold snaps as they have in the past (“Toughen up kids: Cold is a lousy excuse to close schools,&...