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Woman killed in Pilsen fire identified as CPS teacher Kathleen Gomez  WLS-TV

Chicago Public Schools teacher Kathleen Gomez died Monday morning after a house fire in the Pilsen neighborhood, Chicago police said.



More than a dozen Chicago high schools struggle to survive as enrollment plummets, performance falters  Chicago Tribune

More than a dozen Chicago high schools have been hit by dwindling enrollment and poor academics. CPS plans to close three of these buildings, as well as a ...



CPS enrollment by school for 2018-19: Look up your school  Chicago Tribune

Look up how enrollment at each Chicago public school has changed from 2017-18 to 2018-19.



Betrayed: Chicago schools fail to protect students from sexual abuse  Chicago Tribune

Chicago Public Schools has failed to protect students from sexual abuse and assault, according to a Chicago Tribune investigation that found hundreds of cases ...



Controversial Charter High School Opens In Brighton Park To Fanfare  DNAinfo

BRIGHTON PARK — Years of planning and contentious neighborhood discussions have now ended as the city's newest charter high school unveiled its ...



Two CPS schools visited by gov offended by 'prisons' comparison  Chicago Sun-Times

Gov. Bruce Rauner won't apologize for his "crumbling prisons" remarks about some CPS schools, remarks that sparked a #notaprison campaign on Twitter.



6 Stabbed to Death in Gage Park Were Calm People: Neighbor  Patch.com

Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Neighbors express shock at grisly discovery of five adults and child found stabbed to death in South Side home.



5 charged in theft of more than $870,000 from Chicago Public Schools  Chicago Tribune

Five men, at least one of them a former Chicago Public Schools employee, stand accused of stealing more than $870,000 from two city high schools by ...



Chicago's new immigrant destination: Gage Park  Chicago Reporter

The Southwest Side neighborhood has seen an influx of newcomers from Latin American countries.



On Chicago's Southwest Side, immigrants have breathed new life into communities  Chicago Reporter

In Gage Park and Chicago Lawn, Latino immigrants have brought new commercial opportunities to the area despite setbacks caused by the Great Recession.



CPS announces employee cuts at city schools | News  The Beverly Review

More than 900 Chicago Public Schools (CPS) employees, including 356 teachers, will be laid off before the new school year as a statewide education-funding ...



1035 - ELECTIONS 2019, MAYOR. Gery Chico on LGBT issues, policing, Ald. Ed Burke - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - ELECTIONS 2019, MAYOR. Gery Chico on LGBT issues, policing, Ald. Ed Burke Gery Chico is a lawyer who is aiming to be ...



Slain Boy Found in Lagoon Was Bullied By Gang Members, Family Says  DNAinfo

CHICAGO — A missing Chicago Lawn teen was identified Sunday as the body pulled from a Marquette Park lagoon earlier this month. Julius “Jay” Campbell, 14 ...



Family worried 'something bad' happened to missing Chicago woman  Chicago Sun-Times

A Chicago woman has been missing for three weeks and her family is concerned that "something bad" may have happened to her.



Slain South Side Family Identified; 2 Children Among the Dead  Patch.com

Chicago, IL - They may have been dead for at least 2 days, police said. Responding officer described home as a "bloody mess." Autopsies today.



Oak Lawn man reflects on 50 years as pharmacist  Chicago Tribune

In this day and age, where family businesses are more the exception than the norm, Phillip Guastella, of Oak Lawn, has a lot to celebrate — and probably can ...



My View: Chicago school day: A teacher responds  CNN

By Xian Barrett, Special to CNN. Editor's note: Xian Barrett teaches law and Chicago history at Gage Park High School in Chicago, Illinois. In 2009, he was ...



After chaotic hearing on civilian oversight of cops, alderman to change format  Chicago Sun-Times

The format of public hearings on four rival proposals for civilian police review will be dramatically altered after a chaotic first hearing that encountered so much ...



Accused Robbers Have Bond Hearing, Raise A Stink In Court  Western Springs, IL Patch

South Side Men Charged In Western Springs Robbery - Western Springs, IL - Arrests made in armed robbery at Western Springs auto shop, where two South ...



Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.  Chicago Tribune

Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.



2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...



Southwest City News-Herald, Mother Seeks Closure After 'Jenny's' Death  Southwest News-Herald

Genevieve “Jenny” Mellas was found murdered in Marquette Park on Oct. 9, 2008, and while the fourth anniversary of the unsolved crime passed this week, her ...



Cubs Memories: Hitchhiking to the Game and Throwing Out the 1st Pitch at Wrigley Field  Patch.com

Last year, Patch asked Cubs fans for their favorite memories. As the North Siders make it to the World Series for the first time since 1945, we've again called on ...



JUF News | Step by step, brick by brick: Interfaith leaders gather for unveiling of new Dr. King monument  Jewish United Fund

Half a century after bricks were thrown at those marching with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for fair housing practices in Chicago's Marquette Park, a new ...



Tom Kacich: Players, spectators recall 'snake pit' that was Huff  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Even in those decades long ago, there was no basketball arena in the Big Ten like Huff Gym.Most of the rest were big, airy barns like Lambert Fieldhouse at ...



The Beachwood Reporter  The Beachwood Reporter

I didn't know much about Steve Harvey until I saw how he messed up announcing the Miss Universe winner. In this video, he offers his views on a variety of ...



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