Monday Morning News

2nd teen pleads guilty in slaying of student on bus Sun Times
second teenager charged with murdering Julian High School honors
student Blair Holt pleaded guilty Friday to firing the deadly shots on
the CTA bus Holt had been riding with friends when he was gunned down.

CPS delays school construction for more neighbor comment Chicago Tribune
Chicago Public Schools
has halted construction of a West Ridge elementary school in part
because a zoning meeting was held on a Jewish holiday, barring many
residents in this predominantly Orthodox ...

School bus monitor recalls scary day Sun Times
Connelly had been a monitor on Ronald Newsome's bus for about a month
and a half when she was taken for a terrifying ride May 29 that only
ended after South Holland police shot him.

Chicago school helps inner-city teens help themselves USA Today

Her prayers, like those of many others on the West Side,
are being answered by Christopher Devron, a Jesuit priest who last year
made it his mission to found Christ the King Catholic High School,
where students can feel safe and work for their education. 

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U46 a miniversion of Chicago Public Schools The Courier News, IL
grew up in the city of Chicago until I was 5 years old. Both of my
parents grew up in the city. My mother grew up a mile away from Wrigley
Field, my dad grew up on 83rd and Paulina. Both of them attended
Catholic grade schools, high schools and ...

Computer repair program puts students to work for schools Memphis Commercial Appeal
"We went to Chicago Public Schools
this winter to see how it worked," Timmons said. "Students told us that
it helped them be more engaged in their schoolwork," he said.

Teen killed in crash possibly run off road on purpose Chicago News
16-year-old Chicago Public School student killed in a Southwest Side
crash Thursday night near Midway Airport may have been deliberately run
off the road, according to police.

Teen fatally shot on Southwest Side Chicago News
16-year-old boy who just finished his sophomore year at Bogan Computer
Technical High School was fatally shot last night while walking near
his Ashburn home with his nephew.

Louder Than A Bomb: On Education WBEZ
Lane Tech High junior Marvin Guitierrez has these thoughts on the state of education in our country.

2008-09 Chicago Tribune High School Scholar-Athlete Team Chicago Tribune
Scholar-Athlete must be either in the top 10 percent of his or her
class or score a 30 on the ACT, be named all-conference in at least one
sport and be nominated by his or her school.

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