Monday Morning News

Teen charged in murder of CPS student Sun Times

An

Englewood teenager was charged with murder early Sunday for allegedly

fatally shooting a 15-year-old Chicago Public Schools student during a

Wednesday afternoon dice game in the South Side's Gresham neighborhood.

U.S.-born students struggle after returning to school in homeland Tribune

Just

as American teachers struggle to integrate foreign students into their

classrooms, Mexican teachers are finding it a challenge to incorporate

students who might share the same last names and heritage but are

American in their mentality and experiences.

Election of Rich East student makes her youngest official in ... Southtown Star

Voters in Rich High School District 227 gave Hernandez, 18, a seat on the school board on Election Day. By winning one of four open seats, the Park Forest resident became the youngest member of any school board in the Chicago area.

Autism invention: Chicago youths devise technology in effort to ... Chicago Tribune

While most of their friends were playing basketball

or video games after school and on weekends, four budding South Side

inventors spent the time developing a way to help people cope with

autism.

Chicago Schedules Capital Hearings so Public Can't

Participate Substance

nstead of holding the 2009 Capital Budget hearings in May, as the

Board did last year, the Board scheduled them for April, at the last

minute, and planned two of them during the school system's annual

Spring Vacation.

School lotteries classless, say shrinks New York Daily News

As

thousands of parents and kids cram auditoriums hoping to beat the

lottery odds and win seats in the city's coveted charter schools,

experts are questioning the wisdom of holding public drawings.

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