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News  in brief 5/23/17

News in brief 5/23/17

May 22, 2017

Mayor Emanuel to borrow $389 million to finish school year Mayor Rahm Emanuel brings a $389 million ...

NEIU students tell lawmakers to fund education

NEIU students tell lawmakers to fund education

October 25, 2016

Terrie Albano   Halloween came a few weeks early for Northeastern Illinois University students. Donning masks of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Bruce Rauner, students snapped photos to tweet and Instagram with the hashtags, #ReclaimOurSchools, #FundOurFuture,...

School’s in: The Chicago Teachers Union strike

School’s in: The Chicago Teachers Union strike

October 11, 2016

The teachers may be out, but the schools are staying on schedule for Chicago Public Schools. Thoug...

CPS School Closings

CPS School Closings

April 24, 2013

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) will hold 22 meetings to let parents’ makes their decisions to keep their neighborhood schools open. Ac...