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Theresa Mah
Theresa Mah

Plans For The Controversial Near South Side High School Are Underway. Here’s What You Need To Know

The Board of Education will decide in June if it will create the school. A committee has been created to get feedback from families in the meantime.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

As City Council Approves $8 Million TIF For Proposed Near South High School, Those Opposed Vow To Keep Fighting

The coalition of activists want city officials to consider other alternatives to a new school, like repurposing Jones College Prep to accommodate neighborhood students and reinvesting in existing high schools.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Local Alderman Joins State Rep, Activists In Pledging To Block Controversial Near South Side High School

Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez and State Rep. Theresa Mah said they will try to halt millions in state and city funding until city leaders make good on their promise to engage the community.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Chinatown Residents Call For More Cameras, Lights — But Also Long-Term Solutions After Woom Sing Tse Killed

Neighbors said they're concerned about safety after the 71-year-old was slain. They're already working on social programs that could prevent violence in the future.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park