Monday Morning News

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.

Interfaith director for Chicago Public Schools helps families of ... Chicago Tribune

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.

Teen charged in slaying is ordered held on drug warrant

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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