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Elected Officials Say, “Enough Is Enough” To School Closings

Illinois legislators and other elected officials representing the Englewood community are holding a news conference to voice their outrage over the announced school closings in their respective districts Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 9 a.m., City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., 2nd Fl.

Cook 8th-Grader Aces CPS Selective-Enrollment Test, Earns Maximum Score

Thirteen-year-old Daysha Straight was the only student at Cook Elementary to get the maximum score on the Chicago Public Schools selective-enrollment test this year which determines where she’ll attend high school in the fall.

87th Annual Bud Billiken Parade: New Early Start Time At 9AM

The largest African-American parade in the U.S. has a brand new start time so set your alarm clocks for an earlier wake-up call. The 87th Annual Bud Billiken Parade, live, Saturday, August 13th, from 9:00 am- 11:30 am. Yes, the parade will begin at 9:00am sharp!

Mentoring Matters: Making A Difference in the Lives of Youth

School-bassed nonprofit Youth Guidance brings support to students & families in many of Chicago’s toughest neighborhoods.

Neighboring Auburn Gresham high schools to be visited by 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

The Chicago World Summit Host Committee today announced that Nobel Peace Laureates will kick off the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates by visiting 17 Chicago public high schools on the morning of April 23, 2012.