$36 million in improvements for 45th Ward schools

$36 million in improvements for 45th Ward schools


Prussing Annex, New Pre-K Center Announced To Ease Crowded NW Side Schools

Alex Nitkin · DNAinfo Reporter


CHICAGO — A six-classroom annex at Prussing Elementary School, 4650 N. Menard Ave., and a new pre-kindergarten center are among a suite of improvements designed to ease overcrowding at Northwest Side Schools by summer 2018, Ald. John Arena (45th) announced Monday.

The alderman crystallized plans that district officials had teased in December, when they announced they’d dedicate more than $50 million toward area school improvements and additions in 2017.

Of that sum, about $4.3 million will pay for …

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