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Fence fracas stirs tensions at South Loop school Chicago Journal
Five-foot barrier would allow school to offer recess, but some neighbors liken it to a prison yard

Contract fraud alleged Tribune
A prominent Arlington Heights landscaping firm could lose millions in Chicago Public Schools contracts after district officials alleged that the company used a black-owned trucking company as a front to secure work intended for minority-owned businesses, officials announced Wednesday.

CPS cuts off 3 firms, calls 1 a minority front Sun-Times
Citing evidence one of the companies was a minority business front, the Chicago Public Schools on Wednesday moved to bar three firms from doing business with CPS.

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