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Mayor Rahm Emanuel blinked Tuesday in his signature drive for a longer school day. Instead of requiring elementary schools to shift from the current 5¾-hour day to a 7½-hour day, the mayor backed off and ordered a 7-hour day for elementary schools. “You listen,... more
Emanuel bows to pressure, shortens proposed elementary school day to 7 hours By shaving 30 minutes from his controversial call for a 71/2-hour elementary school day, Mayor Rahm Emanuel gave a nod to growing opposition to his plan while fulfilling a campaign pledge to lengthen one of the shortest school... more
The man entered the TCF Bank branch at 12001 S. Pulaski Rd. at 11:41 p.m. and handed a teller a note implying he had a... more
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Well, Mayor Emanuel has really got himself into a mess this time with the public schools. As I see it, he's fighting battles on four or fivehard to keep countfronts.… more
McKiernan Playground Park on the South Side is the first in the city to have artificial turf. Park District officials say the turf is being tested, and could be used in the future at more parks.
The program is free for now, giving students and faculty a way to get around campus without having to use their cars. The school spent $60,000 on a fleet of 65 bikes.
Students will be able to rent bikes -- rather than use cars -- to get across campus. And the first 15 minutes of bike riding will be free.
City College of Chicago students can now take classes year-round if they want. The intensive courses cover a range of topics and let students get ahead in their studies so they can graduate early.
City Colleges of Chicago students can now take classes year-round if they want. The intensive courses cover a range of topics and let students get ahead in their studies so they can graduate early.
There aren't as many political signs or any pollsters surrounding the precincts as there have been in past years.
The city first spotted problems after a person called 311 to complain about falling ill after eating at the school. The dining hall will remain closed until it passes an inspection.