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Chicago Teachers Union to file federal lawsuits to stop school closings

Building commission approves CPS school closings construction plan

One week before the Chicago Board of Education votes on whether to close 53 elementary schools and one high school program, the board of commissioners for the city’s Public Building Commission approved an estimated $160 million worth of capital investments in 100 school facilities. Those facilities will take in students from closing schools if the Board of Education approves the school closings.

What comes next for proposed virtual charter school in suburbs?

Ex-U of I President Hogan tops highest-paid list

ISU board raises tuition, room and board rates

Teachers union rattles more sabers at Emanuel

Craving acceptance

City approval of charter school ignites debate over aldermanic privilege

The rezoning of an industrial site in McKinley Park to build a charter school passed the Chicago City Council on Wednesday but not before a debate about what, if any, responsibilities aldermen have to evaluate zoning legislation outside their wards.

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CPS won't take recommendations against closings

Ald. Burke pushing for Quinn to resume UNO funding

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