WATCH: Mom Captures Best Back-To-School Welcome In ChicagoNew and returning students at Walter H. Dyett High School for the Arts and their families received an enthusiastic welcome from some unexpected guests on the first day of school.
Chicago High School Teams Up With Tech IncubatorStudents at Chicago's Dyett High School are getting a crash course in technology and innovation, thanks to a partnership with tech incubator 1871.
Dyett H.S. Hunger Strikers Holding Out For Green Technology SchoolThe hunger strike continues over the future direction of Dyett High School in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood.
Mayor Gets An Earful At Relatively Calm Final Budget ForumThere were no disruptions Thursday night during the last of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's three town hall meetings on next year's Chicago city budget, but there wasn't time for much else, either.
Amid Controversy, CPS Announces Reopening Plan For Dyett High SchoolProtesters have said Dyett was the only open-enrollment high school for the nearby Kenwood, Oakland, and Bronzeville neighborhoods.
Protesters Storm Stage At Emanuel Budget ForumIt was supposed to be a discussion about the new budget, but when the topic of Dyett High School closing came up, protesters marched toward the stage and the mayor
Dyett Parents' Hunger Strike Enters Day 9A group of South Side parents and activists have begun their ninth day of a hunger strike, as they demand the Chicago Board of Education accept their plan to turn Dyett High School into a global leadership and green technology academy.
Dyett High School Parents Plan Hunger StrikeParents and community leaders on the South Side have taken a drastic step as they promote their vision for the future of a Washington Park neighborhood school that closed at the end of last school year.
Dyett High School Supporters Arrested After Staging City Hall Sit-InNearly 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.
Handful Of Seniors Head Back To School For Final Year At Dyett High SchoolAt one Chicago public high school, there was no stampede when the bell rang today and no line at the door. In fact, there were only 12 students.
Activists Want Dyett To Become Green Technology SchoolActivists have said they are not giving up the fight to save a Washington Park neighborhood high school, but Chicago Public Schools officials have suggested the battle is pretty much over.
Settlement Expected For Family Of High Schooler Shot By PoliceChicago taxpayers will spend $1.2 million to compensate the family of a high school sports star with good grades who was shot in the back by an off-duty police officer.
Brizard: Some Schools Are Too 'Far Gone' To SaveChicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard says the system has no choice but to close some schools because they “are so far gone that you cannot save them.”
CPS Plans To Shutter 2 Elementary Schools, Phase Out 2 High SchoolsChicago Public Schools officials are planning to close two elementary schools next fall and phase out two high schools as part of a major overhaul of schools in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first year leading the district.