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CPS Watchdog: Former Music Director Mismanaged $13K in Funds  WTTW News

The school district's inspector general found the music director “willfully violated” CPS fundraising guidelines. That's just one of the investigations highlighted in ...

Marquette Bank Awards 56 Scholarships to Local Students  Yahoo Finance

Neighborhood bank supports Chicagoland high school students through annual scholarships ORLAND PARK, Ill. , June 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Marquette ...

Curie Metropolitan High School Holds Vigil To Remember Teen Killed  CBS Local

CHICAGO (CBS) – Family and friends lit candles Monday night to remember a teen who was shot and killed over the weekend. The prayer vigil was held at the ...

Police: 16-year-old girl sexually assaulted at Curie High School  WLS-TV

A 16-year-old girl was raped inside a classroom by an older student at Curie Metropolitan High School on the city's Southwest Side, police said.

CPS lets West Side residents sound off on school needs; more events planned  Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Public Schools has launched a community engagement effort to find solutions to problems schools face. It will hold meetings across the city.

Measles cases on the rise in Illinois, across the country  Fox 32 Chicago

CHICAGO (Fox 32 News) - Cook County doctors are urging parents to vaccinate their children against the measles after 7 cases are reported in Illinois.

Chicago youth with PTSD: Program for young women working, new data shows  Chicago Sun-Times

Working on Womanhood, an initiative by Youth Guidance in Chicago Public Schools, shows promise in helping young women affected by PSTD, a preliminary ...

Four Prep Standouts Highlight K-State's 2019 Signing Class  KWCH

MANHATTAN, Kan. (K-State release) Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber announced the signing of four prep standouts on the first day of the Fall National ...

Illinois Football: Illini snagging Kevo Wesley would be huge  Writing Illini

The Illinois football team has now made the top 8 for Kevo Wesley. The Illini needs someone like him for the class of 2020.

Parents grill, praise Chicago Public Schools 2019 capital budget at Malcolm X hearing  Chicago Sun-Times

Parents and community members voiced a mix of compliments and concerns Thursday over Chicago Public Schools' near-billion dollar 2019 capital plan at a ...

3 new principals to start in July at Osseo District schools  ECM Publishers

Osseo Area Schools welcomes new principals to serve at Fair Oaks, Oak View and Weaver Lake: A Science, Math and Technology elementary schools ...

Police investigating sexual assault at Curie High School  WLS-TV

Chicago police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred in a classroom at Curie Metropolitan High School on the city's South Side.

Illinois Football: In-state OT Kevo Wesley receives Illini offer  Writing Illini

The Illinois football team needs offensive line help for the future. Kevo Wesley has now received a scholarship from the Illini.

CPS high schoolers to learn investing, saving for retirement in new course  Chicago Sun-Times

High school juniors in the Chicago Public Schools will get a crash course in personal investing starting next fall thanks to a $1.5 million donation from Citadel, ...

CPS enrollment by school for 2018-19: Look up your school  Chicago Tribune

Look up how enrollment at each Chicago public school has changed from 2017-18 to 2018-19.

Gordon begins adjustment to college life  247Sports

In his first month at K-State, DaJuan Gordon is learning what college basketball life is all about.

Gordon invited to training camp for USA Basketball U19 World Cup Team  Salina Post

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Incoming freshman DaJuan Gordon (Chicago, Ill./Curie Metropolitan) is among 34 athletes invited to participate in the training camp for the ...

Whitney Young High School Cancels Football Season  DNAinfo

WEST LOOP — Days before homecoming, Whitney Young Magnet High School canceled the remainder of its football season in an announcement Monday.

Kevo Wesley drops anchor after Nashville visit  247Sports

Kevo Wesley just couldn't wait any longer. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound offensive lineman from Chicago announced a commitment to Vanderbilt on Saturday during ...

Illinois Football: Illini have a big weekend for more than one reason  Writing Illini

The Illinois football team has a big weekend. Not only do the Illini have to win against Iowa, but they also have a lot of recruits visiting.

Report: 48 percent of 2016 Prosser Career Academy High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes  Chicago City Wire

In a year when 91 percent of Prosser Career Academy High School seniors graduated on time, 48 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges ...

Orr Academy High School sits at the center of the storm  Chicago Sun-Times

Watching friends get gunned down takes an emotional toll on Spartans hoops squad.

La Lumiere still No. 1, Curie leads five new teams in Super 25 boys basketball rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

No. 16 Curie (Chicago) leads five new teams in the Super 25 boys basketball rankings. The Condors improved to 4-0 as Elijah Joiner had 31 points in an 81-80 ...

Admitting Dropouts Were Miscounted, Chicago Lowers Graduation Rates  NPR

Chicago Public Schools has lowered its official high school graduation rate following revelations that thousands of dropouts were being misclassified as ...

Report: 69 percent of 2015 Steinmetz College Prep High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes  Chicago City Wire

In a year when 92 percent of Steinmetz College Prep High School seniors graduated on time, 69 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had ...

Friends, former gang members recall slain vet who wanted to end violence  Chicago Tribune

At vigil, U.S. Army veteran remembered for his ability to help at-risk youth and make a difference in community.

Report: CPS inflates graduation rates for high schools | The Crusader Newspaper Group  The Chicago Cusader

By Becky Vevea/WBEZ, Sarah Karp/Better Government Association Graduation rates at almost every Chicago high school over the past four years have been ...

Life on Mars: The Talen Horton-Tucker Story  USA TODAY High School Sports

It hasn't been easy, but Talen Horton-Tucker is primed to become one of the premier players in college basketball next season. Here's how he got there.

Power Five commitment recap: June 15-21  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is heating up as some of the top high school football prospects around the country are announcing where they will play in college.

Report: 93 percent of 2015 Corliss High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes  Chicago City Wire

In a year when 97 percent of Corliss High School seniors graduated on time, 93 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had to enroll in ...

Recruiting reset: Recapping Vanderbilt's current 2020 class  247Sports

Monday marked the start of the NCAA's mandated dead period for college football recruiting. The month-long hiatus means prospects won't be visiting college ...

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 ...

Army vet slain after returning to Chicago, where he hoped to battle gun violence  Chicago Tribune

Death of 23-year-old Abner Garcia in West Elsdon neighborhood early Saturday "came out of nowhere," mother says.

A place where playgrounds have little to do with play  Chicago Sun-Times

Safety, if it exists at all around Chicago's Orr Academy High School, can only be found indoors.

At Orr High School, basketball — and the bleeding of a U.S. city  Chicago Sun-Times

The violence really never ends around Orr High School, and its basketball team is often caught in the crossfire. Part 1 of 5 from Rick Telander.

Southwest Side teens sing through their pain on 'America's Got Talent'  Chicago Tribune

The members of Musicality, a singing group from Curie Metropolitan High School on the Southwest Side, looked elated after auditioning for the judges in the first ...

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois names Class of 2017  Chicago Daily Herald

Golden Apple announces the induction of the 2017 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program, a group of 234 young people who have chosen to ...

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, ...

Chicago-area teen singers seeking votes on 'America's Got Talent'  Chicago Tribune

Musicality, a Southwest Side teen group, and Northbrook teen Laura Bretan are expected to perform live Tuesday on "America's Got Talent."

CPS Threatens Teachers Over Standardized Test Boycott  In These Times

Sarah Chambers, a teacher at Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy, will not be administering the Illinois Standard Achievement Test this year—nor will any of her ...

Surprising twist for Chicago-area acts on 'America's Got Talent'  Chicago Tribune

Northbrook teen Laura Bretan and Southwest Side group Musicality competed to get into the finals of "America's Got Talent."

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

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

How Olympian Michael Phelps helped Illinois swimmer 'love the sport more'  Daily Egyptian

A young Julius Bradsfield was testing the waters of competitive swimming in Chicago eight years ago when he met his idol — the idol of so many swimmers ...

Rapper ‘Young Pappy’ Fatally Shot In Uptown  CBS Local

(STMW) – Chicago rapper Young Pappy, who had previously been the intended target in at least two shootings that left bystanders dead, was himself fatally shot ...

Junior lobbyists revved up to decrease tailpipe emissions  Illinois Times

Julien and Liam Mathie, 10- and 9-year-old brothers from the western Chicago suburb of La Grange Park, woke up at 5 a.m., put on suits and ties, and drove to ...

'Tom Tom' beats the drum for the South Side Big Band  Chicago Tribune

Tom Tom Washington and the South Side Big Band are happy to have a regular home in The Promontory.

Best bets for Sunday spins from 'Nutcracker' to Beethoven and zoo ceremony for veterans  Suburban Life Publications

The menu of entertainment for Sunday ranges from a “Nutcracker” favorite in Downers Grove to classical music fireworks in Elmhurst with a guest artist from the ...

662 - 17th Annual 30 Under 30 to honor youth June 22 - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - 17th Annual 30 Under 30 to honor youth June 22 HONORING THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST INDIVIDUALS IN CHICAGO'S ...

The Reader's guide to the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival  Chicago Reader

Last year the Chicago Jazz Festival uprooted itself from Grant Park, its home since its launch in 1979, and moved to a relatively confined but more comfortable ...

The Beachwood Reporter  The Beachwood Reporter

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