Water Elementary needs room to grow, but not at the expense of the school's beloved garden and ecology program.Patty Wetli/Block Club Chicago

Lincoln Square Parents Fought For New School Annex, But Now It Could Destroy A Beloved Garden

Waters Elementary is slated to get a $24 million annex, but the community is prepared to fight to save the school's renowned garden from the bulldozer.

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Negotiations Deadlocked As Chicago Moves To Its Fifth Day Without School

Striking teachers rallied in the Loop Wednesday morning at the start of Day5 of the strike.

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Free Legal Aid Coming To West And South Sides Thanks To Communities Partnering For Peace

"Ultimately this should be the definition of what people consider community lawyering," said Miguel Keberlein, Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society.

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The Seminary Co-Op Bookstores Are Co-Ops No Longer — Now They’re Nonprofits

The co-op hasn't paid out dividends to shareholders for the last quarter-century, so it didn't exactly live up to its name.