George Bush will be in Chicago today to mark the anniversary of the
signing of the No Child Left Behind Act. The President will push for
the law’s renewal at a Northside elementary school, recently cited as
one of the nation’s best.
Student Maya Oquendo tells her storyabout getting into a fight at lunchtime to CBS2Chicago. Maya is black
and Puerto Rican and her scufflee was white. The allegation here is
that the school district Glenbard North is more willing to give harsh
penalties to minority students than white students. Maya got expelled
as was noted the other scufflee was only suspended five days and is
back in school.
The ruling issued Thursday stems from a complaint filed in 2006 by a
North Texas couple who say one of their children was told by an
elementary school teacher to keep quiet because the minute is a "time
The Barack Obama campaign seized this
morning on a comment Hillary Clinton made in last night’s Democratic
debate warning against raising “false hopes” in the campaign, seeking
to portray the sentiment as a sign she lacks...
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