CPS Revises Englewood Plan; Old Schools To Be Phased Out, Not Closed This SummerFacing an intense baclkash from many in the Englewood community, Chicago Public Schools officials have backtracked on their plans to close four high schools in the neighborhood at the end of the school year, and will instead phase those schools out gradually while the district moves forward with plans for a new $85 million facility to replace them.
Some Schools Cancel Classes Or Open Late Due To Icy ConditionsIcy roads prompted many Chicago area schools to cancel classes on Wednesday, while some others started late.
Cardinal Cupich Talks School Closings, Church ConsolidationsCardinal Blase Cupich spoke publicly for the first time about Catholic school closings and church consolidations that have been announced over the last week.
Five Chicago Area Catholic Schools To Close This SummerThe closings will bring the number of Catholic Schools in Cook and Lake counties to 209 next school year.
Teachers Union Calls For Mayor To Halt Plans To Close SchoolsThe Chicago Teachers Union delivered a letter to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office at City Hall on Monday, offering advice for interim Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson, and calling for a halt to planned school closings.
Protesters: Emanuel 'Back At It Again' With Plans To Close 4 Englewood SchoolsLindblom Math & Science Academy senior Jasmine Curtis drew cheers when she slammed Mayor Rahm Emanuel for, in her view, strangling neighborhood schools.
CPS Plan To Shutter 4 Englewood Schools Sparks ProtestsThe stage is set for a showdown between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union, over the district’s plan to close several South Side schools.
Mayor Tight-Lipped About New Englewood High School, Possible ClosingsMayor Rahm Emanuel was trying to steer clear of any public discussion about the possibility of closing several high schools in Englewood.
Some Schools Closed Thursday Because Of Cold Some schools announced they would close Thursday, with temperatures expected to sink to single digits, but the Chicago Public Schools system was planning on business as usual.
Couple Sues CPS After Being Banned From School Board MeetingsAn outspoken couple with four kids attending Chicago Public Schools has filed a federal lawsuit, seeking to overturn a district decision banning them from public meetings of the Chicago Board of Education.
CPS Cancels Class For Thursday Due To Severe ColdChicago Public Schools has cancelled classes Thursday due to the expected frigid temperatures.
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