Hammond To Close 3 Schools, Cut At Least 130 Staff PositionsThree schools in Hammond will close for good this summer, and more than 100 staff positions will be cut, due to a budget deficit of more than $10 million.
Latest School Closings Due To Extreme Weather
Early Closings Due To Ice Storm ForecastSchools, public agencies and many business are closed today. Here is a list.
Chicago Archdiocese Announces Plans To Close Or Merge South Side Catholic Churches And SchoolsThe Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago announced Wednesday night they will be closing and merging several schools on the South Side, as part of what church officials called a “revitalization initiative.”
Fast Facts About Rahm Emanuel's Two Terms As Chicago's MayorIn a surprise announcement, two-term Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel said he is withdrawing from the 2019 mayoral race. Here are a few fast facts about the mayor that help define his seven year reign in office.
School With A New PurposeA development company is transforming the school into apartments.
School Board To Vote On Englewood High School Consolidation PlanMembers of the Chicago Teachers Union have said the entire plan should be scrapped.
Ford Heights Schools Closed Due To FloodingCottage Grove School, Medgar Evers School, and Tidye A. Phillips School were closed as a result of the flooding in Ford Heights.
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.