Walter Payton College Preparatory High School
Aldermen grilled Chicago Public Schools officials on Tuesday about declining minority enrollment at some of the most renowned selective-enrollment schools in the city.
Payton unseated Northside College Prep from the top spot it has held for 12 years. Payton had been No. 2 and No. 3 in previous years.
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.
Baseball players from Brooks and Payton high schools will be face-to-face even before their controversial make-up game next weekend.
Parents of public school students were feeling mixed emotions as they sent kids to half-day programs at scores of Chicago Public Schools sites on Monday during the teachers’ strike, while others were confused when they learned teachers had walked off the job.