Garden produce is forbidden fruit for CPSDistrict rules prevent veggies grown in Chicago Public School gardens from being served in the cafeterias... Whittier Sit-In Not Over Yet, Say ProtestersPalencia says one of the issues to be hammered out is where to put a library. She says there's no room inside the Whittier school building... 18 Illinois School Districts Splitting $270 Million Gov. Pat Quinn announced Wednesday which districts will receive the capital funding that was approved last year. The money will help create 3,700 construction jobs statewide, including 1,000 in Chicago, Quinn said... At-risk schools still struggle :: Local News :: Post-Tribune Gary's Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy, Hammond, Morton, Calumet, and East Chicago Central high schools are in their fifth year of academic probation under the state's Public Law 221, an accountability measure... Evanston grade school parents rally round crossing guard - chicagotribune.comFor the last 20 years, Clark has faithfully stood her post at Lee Street and Florence Avenue. She hovers over the children as they shuffle toward the building where they learn something she never mastered: How to read... North Lawndale resident runs grassroots campaign for alderman Active North Lawndale resident Valerie Leonard is tired of high crime and low graduation rates in her community. So she's gathering signatures to challenge Alderman Sharon Dixon in the Municipal Election.
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