Chicago teacher wins elite honor Sun Times
When McKinley Park teacher Veronica Herrera got back tests last year
showing many of her new third-graders were reading way below grade
level, she walked into the principal's office almost in tears.
More than 16,000 high-school seniors recently advanced as semi-finalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship competition.
The proposed Pride Campus is an extension of the Greater Lawndale
Little Village School for Social Justice and would open in 2010 if
approved by the Chicago Board of Education.
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