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Kits for Kidz helps equip homeless CPS students Sun Times
Thursday, Kits For Kidz, along with Chicago Board of Education
President Rufus Williams, kicked off the 10th year of the program,
which provides essentials such as calculators and pens to
CPS-registered homeless elementary and high school students.

Energy, charm fuel plot about teen cliques Sun Times
In the interest of full disclosure: I was probably one of a tiny
handful of uninitiated audience members as I took my seat at the La
Salle Bank Theatre on Wednesday night for the Chicago debut of Disney
Theatricals' big-budget, volcanically energetic touring production of
"High School Musical."

The Broad Center Announces 2007 Residency Class
Thirty emerging executives from top business, public policy and
law schools have been chosen to become leaders in urban school systems
as part of The Broad Residency in Urban Education program, The Broad
Center for the Management of School Systems announced today.

The Net roots of Kos: Schaumburg High School Tribune
Markos Moulitsas Zuniga -- the Kos in Daily and Yearly Kos -- doesn't
much like Illinois, despite, or maybe because of, spending most of his
teen years here. And too hard to fit
in, says the current Berkeley, Calif., resident, for a nerd who was
born in Chicago but raised in El Salvador until age 9. High school's
just a miserable time for most people, he said. I was quite...

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