l-r: Serena Coleman, Kamiya Vilella, Saul Garcia, Tremayne Russell, Oliver Krzeczowski and Marcus Salas. The group's efforts to end Drummond Montessori school's dress code were successful. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

No More School Uniforms: Drummond Montessori Students Win 5-Year Battle

A student-led uniform committee made a case for banishing the uniform policy, proposing a dress code instead. They were victorious.

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$22.8 Million City ‘Wellness’ Program Has No Proven Benefits, City Watchdog Says

Inspector General Joe Ferguson said the city has taken no steps to show the program works.

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Avondale Food Pantry Closed Monday Because Manager Hurt In Hit-And-Run While Waiting For Food Dropoff

Up to 50 people were left without food after the manager at Sabeel Food Pantry at 3031 W. Belmont Ave. was hit.