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Foundation invests $10.3 million to fix Chicago schools Medill

Under a Chicago Public Schools proposal, the academy would take over

Orr High School and two feeder elementaries, Howe and Morton. The

faculty and administration would be replaced, although staff could

reapply for their jobs.

Magnet school attracts discord Tribune

Chicago residents have traditionally tried to get elite schools for

gifted students in their neighborhoods, not pushed them away. But the effort to strip a public school of its special status through a

non-binding referendum may be a first in city history, observers say.

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