- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
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6 Things To Know About Pedro Martinez, Chicago’s Next Schools Chief
The oldest of 10 children, Martinez grew up in Chicago, attended Benito Juarez High and has three sisters teaching in Chicago Public Schools.
New CPS CEO Will Be San Antonio Superintendent Pedro Martinez, A Juarez Graduate
Martinez, who worked for CPS under Arne Duncan, had been considering a frontrunner for the job to assume the reins from interim CEO José Torres.
Chicago Schools CEO Search: ‘A Very Difficult Job — Now More Than Ever’
CPS CEO Janice Jackson is leaving the district as it recovers from a pandemic and tries to reengage thousands of students who fell off the grid last year.
Parents, Teachers Wonder What’s Next After Chicago Schools Chief Janice Jackson Says She’s Leaving District
Jackson — who worked for Chicago Public Schools as a teacher and principal, and led the district for 3 ½ years — will step down when her contact expires in June. It falls to Mayor Lori Lightfoot to appoint Jackson's replacement.
CPS Chief Janice Jackson And Other Top Leaders Leaving School District
Under Chicago’s system, it will now be up to Mayor Lori Lightfoot to appoint a new schools chief to take Jackson’s place.
Chicago Will Increase School Budgets By $225 Million As It Pushes Full-Time Fall Schedule
The district said schools will receive $85 million to address recovery from the pandemic. Principals will have leeway to use most of the money to support students’ academic needs, with some dollars earmarked for out-of-school enrichment opportunities and some going to charter schools.
Chicago Has A Deal With Teachers. How Long Can The Peace Last?
One week after Chicago struck a fragile peace with its teachers union, fault lines have emerged over who gets to work from home, for how long, and why.
Despite Rocky First Week, CPS Chief’s Confidence In Reopening Has ‘Only Increased’
CPS CEO Janice Jackson said people have been "across the board" happy with the district's reopening plan — but many teachers remain fiercely opposed to the district's mandate.
‘We Are All First-Year Teachers Today:’ Chicago Educators Start Unprecedented School Year With Ambitions, Questions
How do you build excitement for a first day of school online? Educators kick off virtual school year amid coronavirus pandemic.
CPS Free Meals For Kids To Continue Through Spring Break, But Pickup Sites Consolidated
NEW LIST: Here's where you can get meals for kids before and after April 13.
With Family Chats, Foundation Aims To Introduce Al Raby’s Legacy To A New Generation
CPS CEO Janice Jackson, author Lee Bey and Chicago Housing Commissioner Marisa Novara are among the panelists.
Englewood’s New STEM School Welcomes Its First Panthers Tuesday — Giving Students The Neighborhood School They Deserve, CPS Says
Students at Englewood STEM will be attending the first new high school to open in the community in more than 40 years.
‘I’m Not Satisfied’: Chicago Schools Chief Touts Academic Gains But Aims To Do Better For Black And Brown Boys
This CPS Grad And Star Wrestler Was The Voice Of Students On The Board Of Education. Next Up: College — And Maybe Mayor.
CPS graduate Aysha Ahmad, a Pakistani immigrant, "has been the face of Senn High School,'' and was chosen to represent all students on Chicago's Board of Education.