Friday Morning News

Cops say teen was targeted, killed by gang Tribune

The middle child of three, Uriostegui was an average student, mostly Bs

and Cs, who was trying to find a job to help his mother, who worked at

a packaging plant, to pay bills, family members said. Uriostegui was

helpful, a teen who shoveled snow, did yard work and carried groceries,

neighbors said.

Funds for test translation offered Tribune

Chicago Public School officials volunteered Thursday to pay at least

$120,000 to translate the state math and science exams into Spanish, to

help students who have limited-English language skills.

Chicago school councils bridging language gap

Medill Methods

Officials are reaching out in Spanish, Polish and Chinese neighborhoods.

Englewood's aim: Rise before demise Tribune

In February 2005, though, Chicago school officials announced that

Englewood, one of the city's worst-performing schools, would stop

taking freshmen. Its building has since begun switching to a site for

new, smaller high schools.

U of C opens new charter middle school Maroon

The school will accommodate students from the growing North

Kenwood/Oakland Charter School, as well as students from the nearby

Donoghue Elementary, a charter school operated by the University of

Chicago’s Center for Urban School Improvement (USI).

Steroid-Testing Plans in Texas and Illinois Are Moving Forward MSNBC

The Lone Star State will begin tests of student-athletes this spring.

10 things to do this weekend Crain's

This Writers' Theatre play [about MLK] has been touring Chicago Public Schools, but

this weekend, in honor of the holiday, it will be performed at the

Field Museum of Natural History.

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