Friday Morning News Roundup

Moment of silence or school prayer? Sun Times
Sparking a debate over school prayer, Illinois lawmakers voted
Thursday to require students to observe a moment of silence at the
beginning of each school day.

Sampling of debate on moment of silence at schools Clout Street (Tribune)

Monique Davis (D-Chicago),
a sponsor of the proposal and a former educator, said children are
facing bombarded with too much noise in our society. ...

Daley calls tax criticism 'insult' Sun Times
for saddling beleaguered Chicago taxpayers with an unprecedented $293
million burden, Mayor Daley fired back today

Bus dropped kids off near sex offender's home: mom Chicago Sun-Times
Six- and 7-year-old cousins riding a
school bus in Des Plaines last week were dropped off ...

Racial divide in savings Chicago Tribune
Ariel supports the Ariel Community Academy, a school on Chicago's South Side. ...

Reading is succeeding, former Chicago Bull tells students Medill Reports
Fill out an application at Chicago Public Schools' Real Men Read Web site to get started.

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