Friday News, Part 2

After
School Funding for Chicago Kids
WBEZ
Chicago
officials say an $8 million grant will help keep kids occupied
while they're not in school. But the grant does not create new programs and
there is no evaluation measure in place

Report:
Chicagos Low Income Schools Have Bad Teachers
WBEZ
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley says the city
is getting plenty of teacher applications from highly qualified people.

Year-round
school needs more study
Sun Times editorial
It seems to me that advocates of a longer
school year are laboring under the idea that "more" (schooling) is
"better." However, one could suggest lengthening the number of years
a child is in school as well, so rather than the 12 years spent in grade
school, maybe 16 would be more advantageous?

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