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CPS Teacher Caught In Sting Soliciting Sex From Minor: Police  Evergreen Park, IL Patch

CPS Teacher Accused Of Soliciting Sex From Minor - Evergreen Park, IL - The Wells high school science teacher thought he was texting a 15-year-old girl, when ...



No More Rugby On Concrete: Wells High School Sets Ballfield Groundbreaking  DNAinfo

Dubbed "Field of Hope," the field is scheduled to be completed before Labor Day weekend, principal said.



The trials of a neighborhood high school  Chicago Reader

Wells Community Academy in West Town has disadvantaged students, many unhelpful parents, a bad reputation, charters nibbling at its enrollment—and some ...



More than a dozen Chicago high schools struggle to survive as enrollment plummets, performance falters  Chicago Tribune

More than a dozen Chicago high schools have been hit by dwindling enrollment and poor academics. CPS plans to close three of these buildings, as well as a ...



Costs piling up at Chicago Public Schools-funded charter network over ex-CEO who ‘acted inappropriately’  Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago's Noble Network of Charter Schools has spent $326,000 for costs related to the sudden retirement in November of its founder and CEO, who said he'd ...



Russell Attis, beloved Arlington High icon, dies at 95  Chicago Daily Herald

Russell Attis, who died at 95 Saturday, retired in 1984 after 34 years of coaching and teaching at Arlington High School.



Feedback: Noble Charter Schools Story Hit A Nerve  NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

Earlier this month, we posted a story about discipline practices inside Noble Network of Charter Schools , which educates approximately one out of 10 high.



CPS budgets: Did your school lose money?  Chicago Tribune

Of the 642 school budgets released by Chicago Public Schools this week, 336 are getting more money and 306 are getting less compared with last year.



Reviving a Hollowed-Out High School  The Atlantic

Thanks to Chicago's school-choice system, many local campuses are struggling to survive, burdened with too few students, poor funding, and bad reputations.



CPS begins new school year with same old problems  Chicago Tribune

Chicago Public Schools starts *fresh* year in the classroom with same old problems of debt, labor trouble.



Korcek: Former NIU hoops player Booker dies  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Abe Booker was a colossus in stature, deed and reputation.



Celebrate the monumental mural created by internationally-acclaimed artist Keith Haring and CPS students at the Chicago Cultural Center  WGN Radio - Chicago

Project manager and former Wells High School teacher Irving Zucker, artist Erik DeBat and Nathan Mason from the Department of Cultural Affairs join Justin to ...



Reputed Chicago Outfit boss John DiFronzo dies at 89  Chicago Tribune

Reputedly a top figure in the Chicago Outfit for decades, John DiFronzo, 89, died on Monday of complications from dementia in his River Grove home, according ...



'The Walking Dead's' Michael Rooker on the success of 'Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer': “Told ya so”  WGN Radio

Actor Michael Rooker ("The Walking Dead," "Guardians of the Galaxy") and director John McNaughton ("Mad Dog and Glory," "Wild Things") join Justin to talk ...



Luis Alcala Dead: Family Patriarch Founded Popular Alcala's Western Wear  DNAinfo

EAST VILLAGE — Alcala's Western Wear founder Luis Alcala, who immigrated to the United States as a cotton picker before launching a business that became ...



The State of CPS • How Charter Schools are Undercutting Neighborhood Schools in Chicago  Jake Krzeczowski

Special Report • Part 4 of 5. This week, TheseDays' latest addition, Nicole Kreizel, dives into the current state of operations at Chicago Public Schools. CPS has ...



Chicago Restaurant Openings for Spring 2017  Eater Chicago

For a list of summer 2017 openings, go here. June 16. ARMOUR SQUARE— Joy Cafe is open, reported DNAinfo. It serves an iced coffee that comes from a Thai ...



Chicago teachers walk off the job  San Francisco Chronicle

For the first time in a quarter-century, thousands of Chicago teachers walked off the job Monday, escalating a bitter contract dispute over evaluations and job ...



CPS Schools Move Away From Zero-Tolerance Discipline Policies  Gapers Block

By Rachel Anspach. cps_oldlogo.jpg Last Tuesday, Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett showed off changes in discipline ...



Retired Chicago cop dies, only bodybuilder to beat Schwarzenegger  Chicago Tribune

A retired Chicago police officer who was the only bodybuilder to beat Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Mr. Olympia competition has died. Sergio Oliva, 71, a ...



Those we have lost so far this year  Elko Daily Free Press

Juan “Bermeo” Urdaneta left this world after a long illness to reunite with his father on Friday, December 30, 2016. Juan was born in Bermeo, Viscaya, Spain on ...



ELKO 100: The full collection of 100 figures from the city's first century  Elko Daily Free Press

The first mayor of the City of Elko, elected in 1917, was John A. McBride. His five decades of *service* to Elko as a civic leader and businessman led him to be ...



Gallery: Those we lost in 2016 | Local | elkodaily.com  Elko Daily Free Press

James Leo Cozby, age 83, passed away on January 1, 2016. Jim was born August 10, 1932 in Fresno, CA. During his early life his family lived in several cities ...



Charged With a Crime? Better Check Your Facebook Pictures - Reality Base : Reality Base  Discover Magazine

Earlier this year, the realms of law and new media collided when Lori Drew was hit with federal charges for creating a fake MySpace page and harassing a ...



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