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CPS legally leaves door open to keeping the lights on at 10 of 50 schools set to close

U. of C. to link up with marine lab

Two shuttered school buildings off CPS hands

The Chicago Public Building Commission has agreed to let the Board of Education sell two buildings on the Near North Side that collectively have sat unused for 34 years.

Annual report card for parents part of new CPS education plan

Barbara Byrd-Bennett on Five-Year Plan

University of Chicago to offer free, not-for-credit online courses

Byrd-Bennett stresses community involvement in CPS plan for future

Chicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Barbara Byrd-Bennett presented a five-year “district action plan” on Monday that repeatedly emphasized a “shared responsibility” to create successful CPS students between parents, community members, and a range of for-profit and non-profit institutions.

“We need to draw on all of the resources of our city and its people,” Byrd-Bennett said during a speech at Westinghouse College Prep on the Near West Side.

Principal at top-ranked Northside Prep leaving for the 'burbs

CPS close to eliminating $1 billion budget hole

CPS releases individual schools' 2013-14 budgets