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Ex-Chicago Bear's associate gets 41 months for sham-minority ... Chicago Tribune

A Bensenville man who admitted to using a firm owned by a former Chicago Bear to get contracts from Chicago Public Schools that were set aside for minority-owned businesses was sentenced Wednesday to 41 months in prison.

'Double Dose' of Algebra Boosts Scores in Chicago. EdWeek


students’ test scores increased after they were enrolled in

“double-dose” algebra classes, though the policy’s impact on their

grades and course failure rates was mixed, a new study has found...Failure rates

were largely unchanged.

Teen killed during South Side basketball game Chicago Sun-Times

A 14-year-old Chicago Public Schools

student was killed, and another teen wounded, during a shooting at

South Side basketball game Thursday night in the Back of the Yards


House of Delegates Meeting Again Thwarted Substance

The following report was from notes taken during the April 15, 2009

meeting of the Chicago Teachers Union's 900-member House of Delegates.

Prom on a budget Chicago Tribune

At Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort, moving prom from The Field Museum in Chicago to a venue near home will help save money while boosting the local economy.

Private school administrator picked as next Uni High principal

Urbana/Champaign News-Gazette, IL

Since then, he has worked at several private schools. He is currently the vice president of academic affairs at the Latin School of Chicago.

Middle school girls lead 'second wave of feminism' Sun Times

When 9-year-old Megan Keefer plays soccer, she plays to win.

80-Plus Birthdays Hutchinson News, KS

She worked in the food service department in the Chicago Public Schools and was a volunteer youth sponsor at the Englewood Mennonite Church in Chicago.

Lawsuit claims school let disabled girl be molested WBBM780

The parents of the girl accuse her teacher at Coonley Elementary, 4046 N. Leavitt -- along with Chicago Public Schools and the bus company, Laidlaw Transit -- of negligence.

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