Cold Day Activities in Chicago with Kids
CPS Cancels School Wednesday Due To ColdChicago Public Schools has canceled classes for Wednesday due to forecast of severe cold.
Schools Balance Pros And Cons Of Closing For Winter WeatherWhen it snows -- as it did Monday night and Tuesday morning -- and when temperatures are expected to be brutally cold, school administrators across the Chicago area have a big decision to make: whether to call off school.
Catholic Archdiocese To Close Or Consolidate SchoolsCardinal Francis George on Wednesday said, as he wraps up his remaining three weeks as the Catholic Archbishop in Chicago, he’ll finalize plans to close and consolidate some Catholic schools with low enrollment.
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.
Gary School Board Set To Vote On School ClosingsThe board set a 4 p.m. meeting Tuesday to consider a final vote on the closings. The meeting will be held at the School Service Center, 620 E. 10th Place.
Memorial Commemorates 50 Closed Chicago Public SchoolsA Chicago Public Schools parents' group staged a protest Saturday that looked a lot more like a picnic.
Five Gary Public Schools Targeted For ClosureFive public schools in Gary could be closed next month, under a tentative plan to be presented to the board for a vote as soon as next week.
Budget Constraints Could Lead To Closing One Quarter Of Gary’s SchoolsThe Gary School District is looking to close a quarter of its schools and preparing to close several buildings before the beginning of next school year.
Union Accuses CPS Of 'Hollow Promises' On School ClosingsA year after the Chicago Board of Education voted to close 50 public schools, the Chicago Teachers Union accused the district of breaking promises to use the money saved by the closures to make improvements at so-called welcoming schools.
Another Snow Day For Many Schools, Thanks To Power OutagesMore than 1,000 students from Orland Junior High School and High Point Elementary School were among those getting an extra snow day on Wednesday.
City Study Lays Out Options For Shuttered SchoolsFifty shuttered Chicago Public Schools should either be shifted to other government agencies or school uses, competitively bid to community groups and developers or demolished, a mayoral commission proposed Friday, the Sun-Times is reporting.
How Much Snow Does It Take To Close Schools?Chicago rarely gets snow days. What does it take for the rest of the country to give kids a snow day?
Mt. Assisi High School To Close At The End Of The School YearMt. Assisi High School in Lemont will close as a four-year high school in June according to a statement on the school's website.
Chicago Temps Back Above Zero, For NowAfter nearly 33 hours of temperatures below zero, Chicago got a (very) small measure of relief Tuesday afternoon, when the mercury inched back above zero.