Englewood's Granville T. Woods Elementary, one of 50 schools shuttered in 2013, will reopen as a job training center in 2022.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

Shuttered Englewood School Will Get New Life As Hub To Help Formerly Incarcerated People

Woods Elementary, closed in 2013, will become "The Regenerator," an innovation hub, upcycling lab and garden with job training for people living in dorms on site.

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Coronavirus Kills 197 More Illinoisans Since Wednesday, Bringing Death Toll To 12,029

Among the most recent victims were 55 people in Cook County, including a man in his 30s.

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Chicago Could Reopen Schools In January. Here’s What They’re Telling Parents So Far

The district is laying out several different plans and time frames for an eventual return, but will rely on schools to create specific plans.

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Hundreds Of Holiday Decorations For Sale From ‘Wreaths Of LUV’ Program Teaching Workplace Skills

Twelve youths and young adults are being paid an $800 stipend for the 10-week program, where they create holiday decorations and learn workplace skills and etiquette.