| April 8, 2019
No longer will Austin students have to leave the West Side to continue or start their IB education at the high school level. Michele Clark High School will receive $200,000 in next year’s budget to begin implementing the rigorous program offered in more than 146 countries.
| September 29, 2015
Because fewer students showed up on enrollment day, there will be more funding cuts on the West Side.
| March 12, 2014
Parents and teachers will march from DePriest School to the now-closed Emmet Elementary to put the spotlight on standardized testing and the right for students to opt out.
| August 27, 2013
The Chicago Board of Education is expected to approve the district’s 2013-2013 spending plan at its monthly meeting tomorrow.
| August 16, 2013
Some question whether the right streets were chosen and if there was enough community input.
| July 11, 2013
Hundreds of West Side youth will be attending new elementaries because of the CPS closures. The principals of two receiving schools explain what they’re doing to help smooth the transition.
| May 23, 2013
More than 3,000 Austin students will be affected by the closings, which the Chicago Board of Education approved Wednesday.
| June 14, 2012
The June 8 showing revealed work produced by children at neighborhood schools inspired by the help of local artists.
| June 2, 2011
Don’t miss the public viewing Friday at Austin Town Hall.