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As CPS Class Size Crackdown Begins, Schools That Are ‘Overenrolled By Choice’ Could Face Admissions Changes

“This will have an impact on a lot of decisions we make,” Ravenswood Elementary School’s principal said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

In A Move That Has Families On Edge, Chicago Is Exploring Enrollment Caps At Popular Schools

In a city where some schools sit half-empty while others are bursting at the seams, Chicago education officials are trying to build support for a potential solution.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Wins, Losses And Painful Compromises: How 5 Major Issues In Chicago’s Teacher Strike Were Resolved

It’s clear that Chicago teachers are walking away with more than they had before the strike. But the city also ended the impasse having met its goal of limiting new spending to $500 million or less each year.