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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Convicted Of A Weed Crime? Expungement Clinic Aims To Help People Clear Their Records In West Loop This Weekend

During the clinic, volunteer attorneys will be on hand to provide free legal advice and begin the record-clearing and expungement process.

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After 40 Years, Pilsen’s Latina Mothers Look Back On The Long Fight To Build A High School

The 1979 La Esperanza mural was created to commemorate the fight for Benito Juarez High School to be built. Now, a new plaque, exhibit and comic book aim to honor the mural and the story the behind it.