Former CPS Boss Concerned About “Stable Leadership” Amid Federal Probe A major player in Chicago school reform was expressing serious concerns about the uncertainty swirling around the Chicago Public Schools, as chief executive officer Barbara Byrd-Bennett faces a federal probe into a controversial no-bid contract. Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett To Step Aside Filling the void with be Jesse Ruiz, a member of the school board.
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Hundreds Of Girls Pick Out Free Prom Dresses Courtesy Of Operation Glass Slipper Girls traveled from across the Midwest to a South Side school to get everything they need for prom -- for free. Man Shot To Death In Elgin An Elgin man was shot to death early Saturday in the northwest suburb.
Dozens Of Volunteers Pick Up Trash At Oak Street Beach Group Of Storm Chasers To Donate Gift Cards To Northern Illinois Tornado Victims Third Man Charged With Murder Outside NW Side Dunkin’ Donuts Body Of Missing Mother Found In Gary Home Mild, Cloudy Weather Saturday, But T-Storms Possible On Sunday Pope Francis Sends Telegram To Archbishop Cupich On Passing Of Cardinal George Police Fatally Shoot Man In South Shore Police: Attacker Shot In Logan Square, Charges Pending