A new annex brings 22 classrooms to Skinner West Elementary School in the West Loop. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Skinner West’s $16.6 Million Annex Opens, Bringing 22 More Classrooms To West Loop School

The new addition, which will accommodate 400 more CPS students, came in under budget and includes a science lab, computer room, and multipurpose room.

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Elected School Board Bill To Get A Renewed Push In The Illinois Legislature

Elected school boards exist in 90% of school districts across the country, according to a Pew Charitable Trusts study.

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Chicago’s First Cider Bar, The Northman, Closes For Good Sunday

New owners are taking over the space and will continue to focus on cider, Northman owners said.