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Gary School Board votes to close six school buildings

Gary School Board votes to close six school buildings

GARY | The Gary School Board voted 4-2 on Tuesday to close six school buildings.

June 03, 2014 9:00 pm Photos


Parents, students express unhappiness with plans to close Gary schools

GARY | Dorthie Riley, of Gary, sat in the back of the West Side STEM Academy auditorium with her children as she listened to school leaders talk about the school district's financial problems, a multimillion dollar deficit, low tax collections and declining enrollment.

May 29, 2014 9:25 pm

Gary board meets Thursday on school closings

GARY | The Gary School Board decided against voting on school closings at its meeting Tuesday night, instead the board voted to hold a special community meeting Thursday at West Side STEM Academy.

May 27, 2014 8:10 pm

Chicago cancels classes for 2nd day due to cold

CHICAGO | Chicago Public Schools will be closed for a second day this week as subzero temperatures move into northern Illinois.

January 27, 2014 12:39 pm

Some local schools closed due to heat

Several local schools were closed early Tuesday due to the heat.

September 10, 2013 5:40 pm

Possible record-breaking temps prompt school closings

A forecast for potentially record-breaking temperatures in the mid to upper 90s prompted some school closings and early dismissals Tuesday.

September 10, 2013 6:40 am

Emanuel creates panel for closed school buildings

CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Friday he has created a panel to study what to do with nearly 50 Chicago public schools that have been closed as part of aggressive cost-cutting efforts.

August 23, 2013 9:00 pm
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