Monday Morning News, Part 2

Gifted school on NW side seeks expansion CTDN

Decatur

Classical staffers and parents say the school has little gym space and

no lunchroom. Students are among state's highest achievers on

standardized tests. The school is seeking funds for expansion.

Teachers describe crumbling schools CTDN

At

a capital expenditures hearing, CPS was urged to fix holes in walls and

lead-paint problems at Humboldt Elementary. The hearing was the first

of six this month.

Kennedy LSC Debates New Principal Post Southwest News-Herald

If the LSC cannot get seven votes for a single candidate, three names could be sent to CEO Arne Duncan’s office, from where a new principal would be ...

Major changes at Senn in 2009 Chicago Journal

Call

it damage control or a whirlwind tour of Edgewater's block clubs.

Alderman Mary Ann Smith, 48th, told the BARGE (Broadway, Ardmore,

Ridge, Glenwood, Early) block club Sunday at the Broadway Armory to

expect major changes at Nicholas Senn High School come fall 2009.

Edgewater elementary schools set to get artificial turf playgrounds Chicago Journal

Children

at Goudy and Swift elementary schools used to playing on a muddy

playground will soon have a clean surface to play on, as installation

of artificial turf playgrounds begins this month.

Young broadcasters find their voice on sports show Chicago Tribune

"HoopsHIGH" is a weekly sports broadcast run by Chicago Public Schools students. Two crews of 20 teenagers do a five-camera setup at a sporting event each ...

New schools for poor planned Rocky Mountain News

Chief Operating Officer Connie McHugh said the fund has worked alongside Chicago Public Schools since the district announced its plan to add 100 new schools ...

Evanston grade-schoolers work gardens to learn healthy eating Chicago Tribune

Evanston/Skokie School District 65

joins other area school districts that use similar vegetable-growing

programs, including some Chicago public schools. ...

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