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Christian academy may soon convert

Chicago Journal

Chicago Public Schools is considering a proposal from administrators at Chicago Hope Academy, 2189 W. Bowler, to open a public school in its existing ...

COOPER VS. COOPER: Paying for grades Montgomery Advertiser

Mel Jr. A program developed by Harvard University has been implemented in 20 urban Chicago public schools that pays students up to $4000 per year for ...

Drop Outs Cost Taxpayers WBEZ

When

students drop out of school they sabotage their chances to land a job--

and increase their chances of landing in jail. And Illinois taxpayers

foot the bill, according to a new report.

The education crisis Duke Chronicle

Because of a funding discrepancy within the district and the state, hundreds of Chicago Public Schools' teachers were cut. Because of policies in place to ...

More shootings, murders in Chicago this year Examiner

Violent

crime in Chicago continues unabated this year, with the latest

unofficial statistics showing that there were 316 more shootings in the

city through August. Through the end of September, there were 392

murders, 50 more than the same time last year.

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