Chicago

Chicago (i/ʃˈkɑːɡ/ or /ʃˈkɔːɡ/) is the third most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwest. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago is the seat of Cook County.

Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; it also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, and ranked seventh in the world in the 2014 Global Cities Index.As of 2014, Chicago had the third largest gross metropolitan product in the United States at US$610.5 billion.

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'Autonomous' alumni group occupies University of Chicago building

Chicago Sun-Times 18 May 2024
When the demonstration began, the university was hosting its "featured event" — a discussion panel on the "role of higher education in society," which brought together former University of Chicago educators and officials to discuss the "vital and evolving role of universities in ......
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Preparations Set For 45th Anniversary Event Marking Airline Crash Of Flight 191

Journal Online Chicago 17 May 2024
Ron Walerowicz, Chicago Fire Department, retired, and Jake Jakubec, Chicago Fire Department, retired, will ring the Bell of Remembrance 31 times ... Zaniolo, STL, CAC, chaplain for the Interfaith Airports Chapels of Chicago, and scattering of soil from the crash site in the memorial garden....
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Afternoon Edition: Chicagoan who helps migrants fights for own chance to stay

Chicago Sun-Times 17 May 2024
Not subscribed to Morning Edition? Sign up here so you won’t miss a thing! ONE MORE THING 🤔 CPS parents, tell us your questions for Chicago’s school board candidates! For the first time, Chicago voters this fall will elect members to the city’s Board of Education. Chicago Public ......
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Ben Weese dead: Preservationist and rebel architect was 94

Chicago Sun-Times 17 May 2024
Weese co-founded the Chicago Architecture Foundation to raise money to buy the house, which was designed by H.H ... Chicago’s Glessner House Museum ... The couple worked together on many projects, including the creation of a children's education center at the Art Institute of Chicago....
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JCPS superintendent surprises 8 students with college scholarships

Courier Journal 17 May 2024
Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Marty Pollio surprised eight graduating seniors with college scholarships Friday morning, awarding nearly $70,000 combined ... She plans to attend Loyola University in Chicago. She wants to advocate for undocumented people and other minorities who may believe that higher education is not possible....
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CTU rallies in Springfield to demand greater funding for city’s schools

Chicago Tribune 16 May 2024
Charles said for many years that CPS has received a “disproportionate share” of public education funding “through special carve-outs and unique grants.” ... In Chicago on Wednesday, Board of Education Vice President Elizabeth Todd-Breland opened a meeting expressing support for CTU’s lobbying efforts in Springfield....
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Renaming MSI was the wrong move

Chicago Sun-Times 16 May 2024
It was for Chicago, not his vanity ... Shawn Jenkins, Evanston Grading schools? Give an A+ to public education One of the problems with the question of grading public education in Chicago (May 14, 2024) and elsewhere is the presumption that almost everything can have a grade....
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Kedjidjian Leaving Dist. 34 For Communications Post At North Cook Regional Office Of Education

Journal Online Chicago 16 May 2024
34 executive director of communications and strategic planning, will be leaving the district late next month to take a job in communications with the North Cook Intermediate Service Center & Regional Office of Education in Des Plaines starting July 1 ... What Worked, What We Learned, and What’s Next” symposium in Downtown Chicago on Nov....
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Chicago youth struggle with higher rates of unemployment post-pandemic, new report finds. ‘I need a ...

Chicago Tribune 16 May 2024
Employment for Chicago’s Youth and Young Adults,” was commissioned by the education nonprofit and looks at youth ages 16 to 24 years old ... According to the report, young people in Chicago experienced higher rates of unemployment than those in the suburbs and nationally....
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Four Candidates Vying for Three Seats in Bridgehampton

The East Hampton Star 16 May 2024
In March, she was honored by SCOPE Education Services, a nonprofit organization, for distinguished service to Bridgehampton ... Chmielewski’s insightful and collaborative approach has played a crucial role in shaping policies that enhance the overall educational experience for students,” SCOPE wrote ... Originally from Chicago and Washington, D.C., Ms....
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How we’re building accessibility into our Chromebooks around the world

Google Blog 16 May 2024
... with Google Workspace for Education ... Providing professional development in accessible computer science (CS) education. 30 Chicago Public Schools (CPS) teachers of students with diverse learning needs recently participated in an educational pilot program funded by Google....
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Federation of Indian Associations Chicago-1980 swears in new leadership

News India Times 15 May 2024
The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) Chicago-1980, announced its new President, Nitin Patel, and the Executive Committee for the 2024 term at an event held at the Holiday Inn, Elk Grove Village, IL. Deep Pragatya with the Consul General of India in Chicago Somnath Ghosh ... FIA Chicago-1980 ... FIA Chicago-1980 OCI discussion group....
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