Friday Morning News

Street Fight Spreads To West Side School Campus

Police were on the scene Thursday morning of an officer needing

assistance after a street fight migrated onto the campus of a Garfield

Park neighborhood grade school Thursday morning on the West Side. via Cbs2chicago.com

Chicago looks to 'turnarounds' to lift failing schools

The unproven reform includes firing a school's entire staff.

A $340 million deficit leaves Chicago Public Schools pleading with ...Medill Reports

Chicago Public Schools will fall $340 million short of its needs for the 2008-09 fiscal year, which begins July 1, said CEO Arne Duncan in ...

Chicago Schools' Funding Request Prompts Reactions WBEZ

Some

Illinois legislators say they'd be hesitant to give Chicago Public

Schools the additional $180 million it requested from the state

yesterday.

Q & A on improving sex education in public schools Medill Reports

Few Illinois sex educators have formal training, says co-author of local study.

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