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Chicago parents argue for magnet schools Chicago Breaking News - Tribune, IL -

Nearly 30 years ago, the Chicago Public Schools started to push a magnet program that culled students from throughout the city after federal officials put ...

Students: CPS bilingual classes are sufferingCTDN


testified during a key public hearing that will help decide whether to

end 29 years of federal oversight of CPS desegregation efforts. They

raised questions about the quality of the district's bilingual programs.

Parents meet to save school, USA -

By Karen Jordan January 22, 2009 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Chicago Public Schools' latest plan to close and consolidate schools is drawing criticism from some ...

No More Illinois "Moments" MSNBC -

... was challenged by a student at Buffalo Grove High School, Dawn Sherman, and her atheist activist father, Rob Sherman, The Chicago Tribune reported. ...

Study Sees an Obama Effect as Lifting Black Test-Takers NYT


performance gap between African-Americans and whites on a test all but

disappeared after the presidential election, researchers said.

UPDATE: Parents will be briefed about consolidation today Defender

Duncan announced that

Abbott would be consolidated with Hendricks Elementary School, 4316 S.

Princeton Ave., even though there are at least two ...

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