Students Moved After Power Outage At Mollison SchoolStudents at a Grand Boulevard neighborhood elementary school were being bused to another school, or allowed to go home, after a transformer failure caused a power outage.
Governor Seeking Mandatory School Shooting DrillsGov. Pat Quinn has called for all of the state’s schools to hold annual drills to help students prepare for the possibility of a school shooting.
Reward Increased In Kenwood Teen's SlayingAs Kenwood neighborhood residents gathered at a local high school to remember a slain honors student Friday, a group of Chicago ministers announced the reward for information helping find Hadiya Pendleton’s killer has risen to $30,000.
Emanuel Meets With Slain Teen's Family, ClassmatesAn $11,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the gunman who killed an honor student in Kenwood, a week after she had performed with her school band at President Barack Obama's inauguration in Washington.
At Least 3 Dead, 8 Wounded By Gunfire Throughout CityA 15-year-old girl and two men are dead, and at least eight other people were wounded by gunfire throughout the city Tuesday, police said.
Students Stage Sit-In To Demand New PrincipalAbout 500 students at King College Prep High School in the North Kenwood neighborhood staged a sit-in on Thursday, demanding the new principal; and an end to new rules that limit their access to the school, its labs, tutors, and teachers after normal school hours.
Abdul-Jabbar Joins Governor In Push To Promote Science, MathNBA Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar urged Chicago Public Schools students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.