David Tolen was born in Mexico and is a member of the New Field Elementary School Local School Council. Alex V. Hernandez/ Block Club Chicago

CPS Fingerprinting Rule Is Meant To Keep Kids Safe — But It’s Also Pushing Immigrant Parents Away

The Chicago Teacher's Union and parent groups asked CPS for increased protections for undocumented parents, but their suggestions were rejected.

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Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Owners Of Emporium Arcade Bar Scrap Plans To Open Pot Shop In Wicker Park

As of now, no dispensary is planned for Wicker Park or Bucktown, neighborhood leaders said.

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In A Move That Has Families On Edge, Chicago Is Exploring Enrollment Caps At Popular Schools

In a city where some schools sit half-empty while others are bursting at the seams, Chicago education officials are trying to build support for a potential solution.

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Man, 44, Reported Missing From Little Village

Angel Espejo was last seen in September near 25th and Sacramento in Little Village, police said.