School Closing

Supporters of Dyett High School in Washington Park stage a sit-in at City Hall to protest the school's closing. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Dyett High School Supporters Arrested After Staging City Hall Sit-In

Nearly a dozen demonstrators were arrested at City Hall late Tuesday night, after staging a sit-in for several hours to protest the looming closure of Dyett High School.

09/24/2014

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Some Chicago Schools On Closure List Could Be Spared

School board members who will make the final decision were still out visiting schools on the Chicago Public School “hit list,” and not all are convinced that all of them should be closed.

05/17/2013

Demonstrates were arrested as they laid down in the 61st street crosswalk at Cottage Grove Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Police Arrest Demonstrators Protesting School Closings

Opponents of the Chicago public schools closing plan are taking the gloves off…in the streets and in the courts. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

05/15/2013

Getting pumped-up before a race. (Credit: Mason Johnson)

3 Ways Teachers Can Blow Off Rahm-Induced Stress

A few ways teachers can take that crushing anguish they’ve acquired while fighting for their communities and relieve it just the tiniest bit.

03/28/2013

Ray Elementary School (CBS)

Some Parents Fear Overcrowding At Some Schools As Others Close

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at two schools set to take in pupils — and why some parents don’t want them.

03/22/2013

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West Side’s Tilton School Escapes Consolidation

Community input has helped save a Chicago public school from consolidation.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2011