From left to right: Parent Martha Parazin, Michelle Carrillo, parent and Orozco kindergarten teacher, Orozco principal Efrain Martinez, and Guadalupe Carreon have advocated for changes to expand the gifted program at the Level 1 school.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Pilsen’s Orozco Elementary Would Become Entirely Gifted School Under CPS Plan: ‘It’s Like Winning The Lottery,’ Parent Says

CPS also introduced a plan that would reactivate Cooper's dual language program and expand its grade levels.

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Next Stop, Outer Space: Jefferson Park Blue Line Stop Has Some Surreal New Signs

The $25 million renovation of the Jefferson Park Blue Line stop now includes some surreal bus shelters.

Chicagoans Rattled After Getting ‘Extreme Alert’ Text From City, But It Was Only A Test

An "extreme alert" test sent out by the Office of Emergency Management and Communications scared some residents into believing it was the real thing.