Facing criticism, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he will consider other names for the academy planned for the Near North side neighborhood.
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September 19, 2014
August 28, 2014
The transportation plan includes a shuttle bus service for some students and maps showing safe walking routes.
August 28, 2014
The program helps protect children from traffic and gang activity on their walks to school.
August 21, 2014
Ray Salazar: When students can have access to schools closer to a parent's job, a caretaker's home, a safer neighborhood, or a school easily accessible to public transportation, low-income students stand a better chance of stability.
August 01, 2014
A 150-page report by a task force on truancy in Chicago Public Schools proposed wide ranging reforms on both the local and state levels to cut absenteeism in Chicago Public Schools.
July 16, 2014
The news comes after a Sunday poll showing Lewis ahead of Emanuel by 9 percentage points in a head-to-head match-up.
July 01, 2014
Stakeholders from Philadelphia and Chicago share best practices on engaging communities where traditional, neighborhood schools are being shuttered while the charter sector expands.
June 27, 2014
Steadily declining enrollment in the nation's third largest school system has prompted officials there to reduce both teaching and nonteaching staff members.
June 18, 2014
Researchers from the University of Illinois found that parents felt excluded from the process, are distrustful of the school system, and want a voice in closure decisions.
June 09, 2014
The third-largest school district in the country will offer computer science to elementary students and make it part of the core curriculum.