CPS: Actually, 27 kids were killed this school year Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Public Schools officials increased the
number of students killed so far this school year to 27 on Thursday
after learning they had failed to count a Clemente High School freshman
killed in November.
The bullet lodged in the 15-year-old's left ankle is a permanent
reminder of how close he came to death—how close he came to joining 28
Chicago Public Schools students who were killed so far this school
Jackson calls for more police in neighborhoods Chicago Breaking News
Jackson's comments come in the wake of the killing of another Chicago Public Schools student last night, Gregory Robinson, 14, who attended Simeon Career Academy.
No easy answers Chicago Tribune
Jody Weis stood with Arne Duncan,
Huberman's predecessor, and pledged to provide more police at school
bus stops, to crack down on curfew violators and to push a texting-tip
program for youths.
Surrounded by Power Point charts, Chicago's new public schools Chief
Executive Officer Ron Huberman did the main presentation about the
state of the school system's finances.
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