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Charter Schools are Redefining What's in a Union Contract WBEZ

Teachers
at three Chicago charter schools are on a course to become the first
unionized charter teachers in the city. They still have legal hurdles
to overcome. But if they get to negotiate a contract, it’s likely to
look dramatically different than traditional teacher union contracts.

Kids go to bat for ailing brother of classmate Sun Times

With
glitter sticking to her tiny fingers and dress, 5-year-old Tova Kaplan
took a break from her work at Oscar Mayer Magnet School on Friday to
urge people to help the brother of one of her classmates.

Sunshine and tears at Driscoll H.S. Tribune

Driscoll High School in Addison held its final graduation for seniors today.

Schools remain largely segregated The Tennessean, TN

That compares with about 84 percent in Chicagoand 19 percent in San Antonio.

For each child's death, Black Star Project signals distress Chicago Tribune, United States

One wall in Jackson's office is nearly covered with a poster displaying 31 upside-down flags each representing Chicago Public Schools children who have been killed this school year.

14-year-old girl shot while brother plays with gun Sun Times

A 14-year-old girl was shot on the South Side early Saturday by her brother, who was playing with a handgun at the time.

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