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Gwendolyn Brooks High School

Northside College Prep High School was named the top school in Illinois and the #36 college in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in 2014. (Credit: Facebook)

CPS Officials Defend Diversity Of Selective-Enrollment High Schools

Aldermen grilled Chicago Public Schools officials on Tuesday about declining minority enrollment at some of the most renowned selective-enrollment schools in the city.

07/15/2014

Special education teacher Betty Howard and her son, James Washington. (Family Photo)

Special Ed Teacher Killed By Stray Bullet In Chatham

Dr. Betty Howard, 58, taught at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep Academy High School, where students and staff were remembering her as a life-changing educator.

05/30/2014

Baseball players from Gwendolyn Brooks High School arrive at Chicago Public Schools headquarters (CBS)

Payton, Brooks Players Meet Over Breakfast

Baseball teams from Brooks and Payton high schools shared a meal this morning, meeting for the first time since their game was canceled because Payton players didn’t show up.

05/03/2013

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Brooks, Payton Players To Meet For Breakfast: Report

Baseball players from Brooks and Payton high schools will be face-to-face even before their controversial make-up game next weekend.

05/02/2013

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High School Students Robbed At Gunpoint On South Side

High school students on the South Side have been the targets of at least three armed robberies in the past week.

12/05/2012