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Barbara Byrd-Bennett discusses her appointment as chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools, replacing Jean-Claude Brizard. (Credit: CBS)

Bryd-Bennett Unveils Five-Year Plan For Improving Schools

With 49 elementary schools set to close next week, Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett was outlined a five-year plan to make sure the district’s students are prepared for college or a career after finishing high school.

06/10/2013

White House

Local High School Students To Attend Inauguration

14 local high school students are heading to Washington this morning to watch President Obama’s swearing in ceremony.

01/18/2013

Matthew Collum, a senior at Westinghouse College Prep, has received a full scholarship from the University of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

West Side Teen Gets Full Ride To University Of Chicago

A high school senior who lives in one of Chicago’s poorest and most violent neighborhoods has received a full scholarship to one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

CBS 2–12/11/2012