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Proposed Ordinance Would Secure Vacant Buildings Near Schools

Posted 12.03.2011 | Chicago

Ald. Deborah Graham (29th) announced at a news conference Sunday that she will introduce an ordinance backed by the Chicago Teachers Union requiring v...

Derrion Albert, 1 Year Later: Student's Death Brought National Attention To CPS Violence

Chicagoist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was a heinous act of violence, one captured on video, shown around the county (and the world), and one that was sadly symbolic of the violence Chic...

Back To School Violence: 16-Year-Old Killed, Teacher Stabbed By 13-Year-Old

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The school year has just begun for Chicago Public School students, but already a high school student has been killed and a teacher attacked. On Wedn...

'This Is A State Of Emergency'

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Responding to a wave of teen violence and the brutal killing of honor student Derrion Albert, the Rev. Jesse Jackson hopped on a school bus to escort ...

Fenger Students Cleared To Transfer Schools

Chicago Tribune | Angie Leventis Lourgos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ten Chicago Public Schools students who sued the district last month alleging an unsafe environment at Fenger High School will be allowed to transfer ...

CPS To Spend $30M On Students Most Likely To Shoot Or Get Shot

WBBM Newsradio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Public Schools officials say they'll spend $30 million in federal stimulus dollars on approximately 1,200 high school students who are at risk...

27 Chicago Public School Students Killed This Year, Already Tops Last Year's Total

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE Chicago Public Schools officials updated their tally of students killed by violence during the 2008-2009 school year to 27 students, the Tribu...

Chicago Schools Chief Refuses Anti-Violence Award

Chicago Sun-Times | Rosalind Rossi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

His voice quaking with emotion, Chicago Schools CEO Arne Duncan refused Tuesday to accept an anti-gun violence award, saying "I don't feel I've earned...

Chicago Police Launch Text Message Tipline For Students

Chicago Tribune | Carlos Sadovi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Public Schools and Chicago police officials Monday unveiled a series of new and beefed-up measures designed to help cut the numbers of student...