Category Archives: Schools

Legislators discuss Senate veto override on funding formula

By AGNES CONNOLLY Some legislators offered statements regarding the Illinois Senate’s override of Governor Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto of Senate Bill 1, a bill that would change how funding is distributed to

Hitch School to get bump-outs installed

by BRIAN NADIG A Cook County grant will be used to pay for the installation of two pedestrian bump-outs on Bryn Mawr Avenue in front of Hitch School. The concrete bump-outs, which

Budget increase at Taft HS

by BRIAN NADIG The Taft High School operating budget for the next school year will be $22.19 million, about $216,000 higher than the last school year. The Taft High School Local School

Edgebrook School LSC selects interim principal for school year

by AGNES CONNOLLY Camille Unger will serve as interim principal of Edgebrook School, 6525 N. Hiawatha Ave., in the upcoming school year. Unger, age 46, replaced former principal Chad Weiden, who resigned

Pre-K set to open in 2018 at St. Cornelius

by BRIAN NADIG A proposed early education center for the Chicago Public Schools system is expected to open next year at the former Saint Cornelius School, 5252 N. Long Ave. When plans

Students who pass AP exams at Taft High School increases

by BRIAN NADIG As more students take Advanced Placement exams at Taft High School, the percentage of students passing the tests has increased. "Over the last 3 years, we’ve asked our kids