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Almost Every Student At King, South Shore International Showed Up For Their First Day Of Remote Learning

Officials at the two high schools prepared all summer to ensure students showed up on the first day of school — and they succeeded, posting attendance rates above 98 percent. Now, they look to maintain those high rates.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

After Old Leaders Ousted, New King College Prep Principal Aims To Build New Culture At Selective-Enrollment High School

King students and faculty hope new Principal Brian Kelly can build on the school's positives and turn around declining enrollment.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

After Ousting Controversial Principal, King College Prep Parents Say Students Need Stability In New School Leader

Principal Melanie Beatty-Sevier was reassigned after students, staff and parents called for her firing, citing a culture of fear, chaos and retaliation at the school.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

King College Prep Students, Parents Say CPS Is Ignoring Their Pleas To Investigate, Oust ‘Punitive’ Principal

After protesting Beatty-Sevier for the third time this year, King College Prep students say they are still unhappy with the response from CPS.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

King College Prep Feels Like A Jail Under New Principal, Students And Teachers Say — But They Face Expulsion For Protesting

Teachers cite a “lack of focus on academics," saying the school feels like a jail due to a culture of punitive measures against students and faculty.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore