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School Board VP Condemns Anti-Semitic Bullying At Ogden

The vice president of the Chicago Board of Education said Thursday that Chicago Public Schools does not condone anti-Semitism. It was the first time a Chicago schools official has used that term to describe an ugly incident at Ogden International School.

06/06/2014

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State Representative Elected To Local School Council

An Illinois state representative who once proposed merit pay for local school council members was among the 6,000 people recently elected to LSCs in Chicago.

04/11/2014

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Elections Begin For Chicago Local School Councils

It’s election day in Chicago Monday. Not for mayor or alderman, but for a group of lesser-known people who can have a big impact on how public schools are run.

04/07/2014

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Principal Might Be Fired Over Shaming Girls For Short Shorts

Decatur Classical Elementary School’s local school council is recommending that CPS remove Principal Susan Kukielka

08/06/2013

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Principal Apologizes After Shaming Girls For Length Of Shorts

Parents at one of the highest ranked elementary schools in the state are upset that their principal shamed some students over the length of their shorts.

07/09/2013

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Parents Protest School Budget Cuts, Seek State Audit Of CPS Budget

Claiming the move to close 49 elementary schools won’t save any money, opponents of the Emanuel administration’s plans protested outside CPS headquarters on Monday, asking state leaders to step in.

06/17/2013

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Robo Call Mudslinging In Local School Council Race

It’s the robo call one candidate calls character assassination.

04/19/2012

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Local School Council Elections Begin; Few Candidates At Many Schools

Local School Council elections begin Wednesday, and many schools are suffering from a lack of interested candidates.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012