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Rahm Emanuel School Closings

Rahm Emanuel Discusses Plans To Build School On Possibly Toxic Site

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.17.2013 | Chicago

Some Chicago residents are concerned that the district's plans for a new school involve building the facility on a potentially toxic site. Mayor Ra...

Amid Massive School Closures, CPS Plans To Open Schools For Dropouts

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.27.2013 | Chicago

Chicago Public Schools announced plans to open several new schools for former high school dropouts, despite large-scale budget cuts and widespread pro...

Rahm On Time Cover: 'This Is The Happiest I've Ever Been'

Posted 05.30.2013 | Chicago

In the cover story of this week's Time magazine, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel told the magazine that -- despite deflating approval ratings, the Windy Ci...

Chicago's Students Deserve Acts of Heroism

Dennis Van Roekel | Posted 07.23.2013 | Chicago
Dennis Van Roekel

There is plenty of evidence to suggest that Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to shutter 50 (yes, 50) schools won't be good for Chicago's children, especially children of color.

CTU Vows To Boot Rahm From Office In Wake Of School Closings

Posted 05.23.2013 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his allies were warned in April this was coming. A day after the mayor's hand-picked board of education OKed the cl...

Chicago Board OKs Largest Planned Public School Shutdown In U.S. History

Posted 05.22.2013 | Chicago

Updated story The Chicago Board of Education voted Wednesday to close fifty Chicago Public schools, one of them delayed a year, in the nation's thi...

Board Approves Mass CPS School Closing Plan

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2013 | Chicago

UPDATE: The CPS board voted Wednesday afternoon to close 50 schools -- 49 elementary schools and one high school. By Mary Wisniewski ...

Rahm Breaks His Silence On School Closings

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 03.25.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel responded Saturday to widespread criticism of his plan to close 54 Chicago Public Schools, saying he wasn't interested i...

Joy Resmovits

Chicago To Shut Down 54 Schools | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.22.2013 | Chicago

Citing budget concerns and falling enrollment, Chicago Public Schools officials announced Thursday they plan to close 54 schools next year and shut do...

Poll: Rahm's Approval Rating Takes A Nosedive

Posted 02.22.2013 | Chicago

Good thing Rahm Emanuel isn't the sensitive type: A new poll indicates there is little love for the Chicago mayor, with just a measly two percent of C...