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Our Lady of Victory School drew inspiration from the Blues Brothers and Revolutionary War hero John Paul Jones in its effort to raise $400,000 in two weeks -- and $400,000 a year going forward -- to stay open. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

North Side Catholic School Starts New School Year After Facing Possible Closure

Students were back in the classrooms Tuesday at Our Lady of Victory School in Portage Park, after facing closure by the Catholic Archdiocese earlier this year, unless it came up with hundreds of thousands of dollars.

08/19/2014

Empty Classroom

Third Catholic School Granted Reprieve From Closure

After being pegged for closure last January, St. Florian School, 13110 S. Baltimore Ave., will remain open for the foreseeable future with a combination of tuition increases, greater outside support and increased oversight and governance.

03/03/2014

Our Lady of Victory School drew inspiration from the Blues Brothers and Revolutionary War hero John Paul Jones in its effort to raise $400,000 in two weeks -- and $400,000 a year going forward -- to stay open. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

With Clock Ticking, Catholic School Slated To Close Is Halfway To Fundraising Goal

With less than a week to go in their efforts to raise $400,000, Our Lady of Victory Elementary School is rallying, says Principal Jennifer Hodge.

01/17/2014

Scales Of Justice

National Groups Back Indiana Teacher Who Was Fired For In Vitro Pregnancy

Two national groups have thrown their support behind a former teacher at a Catholic school in Indiana, who claims she was fired for trying to get pregnant.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

St. Scholastica Academy in Chicago may close because of financial issues. (CBS)

Blago Helps Publicize Financial Plight Of Catholic Girls’ School

At his farewell news conference earlier this week, the former governor spoke about St. Scholastica Academy, his daughter’s school, which is now slated to close.

03/15/2012

St. Pascal Recycling Push

Chicago School Wins $100,000 In Recycling Competition

A small Northwest Side Catholic school is claiming a big prize today – $100,000 – for winning a national recycling competition.

WBBM Newsradio–05/18/2011