'They treated me like I was nothing'
Chicago Public Schools officials are investigating whether Corliss High School security officers -- including one captured on video with his knee on a subdued student's upper back -- were abusive in detaining the 14-year-old freshman (pictured) just inside the school's front door.
No need to worry about moment of silence Kankakee News (opinion)
With the high number of deaths of Chicago public schools students this year, it would seem the Chicago Public Schools would have greater concerns than how students will accept a new requirement to be quiet for a few moments.
Many schools fail only in special ed Tribune
In Illinois, 297 schools that failed to meet No Child Left Behind standards this year -- nearly a third of all schools that fell short -- did so solely because of the performance of their special education students, according to state report card data released this week.
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