Some students reported breathing problems. Six were transported to area hospitals.The
fire knocked out the school's heat and electricity. Students will be
bussed to another location if the problem isn't fixed by morning.
The latest motion contends that last school year, close to 3,000
children who were still learning English did not receive required
services, or were given inadequate or untimely service. CPS has been
aware of the problem since a 2002 analysis, but since then, the number
of such children has grown, the motion contends.
"We have a
college counseling course that wouldn't be allowed under the union contract
where a non-certified college counselor is really the teacher of that class
and guides the students through every step of the college application
Dream about owning a business? They can teach you how Medill Reports
The program, aimed at students from Chicago public schools that have entrepreneurship programs, was part business guidance and part recruiting for UIC. ...
Illinois may back Off 'silence' requirement in schools St Louis Post Dispatch
That law was subsequently suspended by a Chicago area court pending a
constitutional challenge on grounds that it was government-sponsored
religious mandate.Rep. John Fritchey, D-Chicago, sponsor of the current bill to make the
practice optional, said his intentions are not "anti-prayer."
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