Rash of Shootings Is Seen in Chicago NYT / AP
The superintendent of the Chicago Police Department on Sunday blamed an
excess of guns and gangs for a rash of 26 shootings over the weekend
that killed and wounded victims from 13 to 65 years old.
Teacher same-sex bill fails Windy City Times
“I think people were just not ready for it,” said Chicago Teachers Union ( CTU ) lobbyist Traci Cobb-Evans.
Renaldo Kyles would rather mentor kids and get churches to help them, but more and more he has to help with funerals
Let's fight what fosters young toughs Dawn Turner Trice
These young toughs have become the enemy. Their greatest weapon may not
be their guns, but maybe our failure to find a solution that's more
than surface deep.
Greer was the 24th CPS student killed this school year, and the 21st killed by gunfire,
according to the school system. He is the second student from Community
Christian Alternative Academy, a small, tight-knit high school in the
Lawndale neighborhood, killed in the last six weeks.
Bill seeks ban on trans fats in schools Medill Reports
lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban trans fat from school
lunches. How would this benefit students, and what role do politics
play in the school lunch program?
Teacher For A Day Chicagoist
Chicago Public Schools, in conjunction with the Chicago Teachers Union,
have a unique opportunity for you: become a teacher for a day. The Teacher for a Day event happens on Tuesday, May 6th. The deadline for application submissions is today, April 18th.
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