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$1M donated to Amundsen HS for new CPS football field; 6 seniors get $15K each  WLS-TV

A $1 million donation is going to completely change the look of the football field at Amundsen High School. That's not the only thing students at are excited ...



University of Illinois to offer free tuition for some in-state students  WLS-TV

It's a plan designed to keep more Illinois students in-state for their college education. On Monday, the University of Illinois announced a free tuition offer for ...



Chicago cop, accused of sex crimes against teenage boys, never been disciplined  Chicago Sun-Times

Despite legal troubles, internal affairs investigations, Sgt. Eric J. Elkins has gone unpunished by the Chicago Police Department, been promoted twice, gotten ...



Hawaiian Activists Plan Two More Aloha Poke Protests in Chicago This Week  Eater Chicago

Aloha Poke locations in Chicago are bracing for more protests this week in the wake of the viral controversy stemming from the Chicago-based chain's sending ...



The best school nobody wanted  Chicago Tribune

Chicago activists prevented a Noble Academy school from opening. One of the best schools in the country was not welcome.



Amundsen Principal Announces, 'We Are No Longer on Probation'  DNAinfo

"Our hard work has been validated and recognized," Principal Anna Pavichevich told staff.



New Amundsen Coach Aims to Get Athletes in College  Patch.com

Lincoln Square, IL - Ryan Ward takes over the team mid-season and hopes to improve its 2-8 record. But his main goal is to see all of his players continue their ...



Where to Swim: Chicago Public Pools  WLS-TV

Here's a listing of the public pools in the city of Chicago open for swimming this summer.



The Grid: Exploring the Ravenswood neighborhood  Chicago Sun-Times

Art and work co-exist beautifully in this Chicago neighborhood that was originally designed as one of the city's first commuter suburbs. Today, that very same ...



Chicago, Then and Now  The Weekly Standard

The big news out of Chicago, city of my birth and upbringing, is murder. According to a reliable website called HeyJackass!, during 2017, someone in Chicago ...



WGN Radio Theatre's Lisa Wolf: Hamilton at Broadway in Chicago's CIBC Theatre  WGN Radio - Chicago

On November 29, 2017 1900 students and teachers from 25 Chicago Public Schools attended the matinee performance of HAMILTON at Broadway in Chicago's ...



The Story Of One CPS Principal Amid Budget Mess: ‘You Have To Be A Wartime General’  CBS Local

(CBS) — If you think being a Chicago Public Schools parent is difficult right now, imagine being a principal. A near-record number are leaving CPS. Those who ...



Stand for Aloha Rallies and March Planned Against Aloha Poke Co.  Maui Now

Native Hawaiians from across the nation will participate in a series of protests over the next week against what organizers are calling "aggressive efforts" by ...



CPS reading scores dip; barely 1 in 4 read at grade level  Chicago Sun-Times

Reading scores dipped slightly for Chicago Public Schools students in 2016 in a district where, state tests showed, barely one in four students could read at ...



Comcast NBCUniversal Awards nearly $175K in Scholarships to High School Seniors  NBC Chicago

Comcast announced that it has awarded $1000 “Leaders and Achievers Scholarships” to 174 graduating high school seniors in its Greater Chicago Region ...



Do selective enrollment CPS schools really help poor kids?  Crain's Chicago Business

Sending kids from poor neighborhoods to selective enrollment high schools makes them feel better and safer but does little to boost their academic performance ...



UPDATE: 2 Charged In Teen Girl’s Accidental Shooting Death  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people have been charged in an “accidental” shooting that killed a 16-year-old Amundsen High School cheerleader Sunday evening in ...



Chicago Public School grads ready for college  Northwestern University NewsCenter

Three years after they were chosen from non-selective enrollment high schools as Northwestern Academy for Chicago Public Schools' inaugural cohort, 48 CPS ...



Julian chosen to attend American Legion Boys State Conference  Rochelle News Leader

ROCHELLE — Calling himself “a man of the skies,” Rochelle Township High School junior Justin Julian has been chosen to attend the American Legion Boys ...



CPS Changes School Start Times at 60 High Schools, 17 Grade Schools  DNAinfo

NEAR WEST SIDE — In an effort to cut costs, bell schedules at more than 75 CPS schools are expected to change for the 2015-2016 school year — with some ...



Frank ‘Boom’ Boomer dies at 59; used money to ‘pay it forward’  Chicago Sun-Times

Money meant nothing to this man,” said his wife. “He could have had summer homes, fancy cars, but it didn't matter. He was awesome."



Police search for masked gunman who killed teen, wounded 3 others  Chicago Tribune

Markeyo Carr had grabbed a few bucks from his mother and headed to the McDonald's in Rogers Park for something to eat. Minutes later, the 17-year-old lay ...



City Picks Firm To Install New “Smart” LED Street Lights  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — The city has chosen a Massachusetts-based company to spearhead a project to replace the city's outdated street lights with new LED ...



Bond denied in 15-year-old's slaying  Chicago Tribune

Bond was denied today for a man accused of gunning down a 15-year-old boy celebrating his birthday outside a relative's West Side home in 2011.



Finding New Paths : Northwestern Magazine  Northwestern University NewsCenter

by Sean Hargadon and Erin Karter. Madison Jackson had just finished her first year of high school when her mother's cancer took a turn for the worse. In August ...



Man And Woman Charged In Fatal Norwood Park Stabbing  CBS Local

CHICAGO (STMW) —A man and woman were each held without bond for their alleged roles in a deadly home invasion gone bad that left both a resident and ...



Coyotes Caught In Lincoln Square, More Could Be On The Loose  DNAinfo

Animal Care and Control is monitoring Winnemac Park, where coyotes were trapped over the weekend.



Sub And Snack Shop Opens At Lawrence And Sheridan  DNAinfo

Finest Foods & NY Subs products include *fresh* vegetables, quality meats and gluten-free products.



Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.  Chicago Tribune

The Illinois State Board of Education recently made public the results of the 2015 "5Essentials Survey," a compilation of responses from about 675,000 students ...



Rogers Park Shooting Leaves One Dead, Two Wounded  DNAinfo

ROGERS PARK — One man was killed and two others were hospitalized Monday after they were shot inside a convenience store on the city's far North Side, ...



2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...



In a remapped ward, politics is not a two-way street  Chicago Reader

Many years ago Berny Stone, the legendary former alderman of the 50th Ward, taught me an axiom about Chicago politics that's stood the test of time: you can ...



The 9 Best Places To Enjoy The Outdoors In Chicago - The Chicagoist  Chicagoist

The sun is starting to shine and stay up a bit longer each day, which means instead of heading home in the dark after office hours we're wanting to stretch our ...



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