Friday Morning News

Swine flu confirmed at Lincolnshire school Sun Times

A second Lake County school student in as many days has a confirmed case of swine flu, officials said Thursday.

Chicago School Closing Legislation Advances Out of Senate WBEZ

Chicago
Public Schools may have to change its process for closing schools.
That’s if the governor signs a bill that passed out of the Senate this
week.

CPD Chief Jody Weis on Efforts to Decrease Violence WBEZ

As
violence against civilians and police rises, we talk with Chicago
Police Superintendant Jody Weis about efforts to decrease violence.

School district picks new superintendent again Tribune

Board
members from Mount Prospect School District 57 announced a new
superintendent Thursday night, a few weeks after their previous choice
resigned amid charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Surprise scholarship gives college-bound senior big lift Sun Times

The
Whitney Young High School classroom was packed with an unexplained bevy
of beautiful women who accompanied Chicago plastic surgeon Dr. Steven
Dayan for his 20-minute talk on "what it's like to be a doctor."

Parents, teens try to make prom special, watch costs Sun Times

At 5:30 on a rainy Friday evening, the
Tinley Park High School senior was busy posing for photos and sneaking
looks at his cell phone before heading off to prom at DiNolfo's
Banquets in Homer Glen.

Teens urge teaching sex ed Chicago Sun-Times

Sexual education should be
mandatory in all Illinois public high schools and cover "the real
deal'' -- not just "abstinence-only,'' a statewide Student Advisory
Council is expected to recommend ...

Comings & Goings: At KIPP Catalyst

Jim
O'Connor, founding school leader of KIPP Ascend Charter on the West
Side, has been named executive director of student services for Elgin
School District U46....

Missing Lincoln Park High School teen found Tribune

A12th-grade Lincoln
Park High School student reported missing since Wednesday morning was
located safely late Thursday, his family said.

Filed under: Media Watch

Leave a comment