Monday Morning News

Students fear Senn split Tribune

A proposal championed by Ald. Mary Ann Smith (48th) would break the sprawling campus into four small distinct schools, including a selective program that would take only the highest-scoring teenagers.

'It's not enough' Sun Times

For 11 weeks, students at Jose de Diego Community Academy have been given as little as half a glass of water a day, since a water main break Sept. 14 uncovered plumbing problems.

Youths seek edge for college prep test Sun-Times

Last year, 11,500 kids applied for 2,500 freshman spots at the college preps, which include the three highest-scoring high schools in Illinois -- Northside, Payton and Whitney Young, according to a Chicago Sun-Times analysis. Each student can apply to up to four schools.

Killing of Chicago Student Unsettles Campus Life NYT
Students at the University of Chicago gathered to remember a graduate student from Senegal who was killed early Monday, weeks before he was to

receive his doctorate.

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