The new face of science: Young, social, female Chicago Tribune
But at the 59th annual city finals of the Chicago Public Schools
Student Science Fair, the face of science is quite different from its
reputation: young, socially active and predominantly female. Of the 307
weekend, 300 kids from around the city are competing in the 59th annual
Chicago Student Science Fair. Among them is 15-year-old Jonathan Gaston
who, when given lemons in his personal life, made much more than
complaints about a lack of communication, the Chicago Board of
Education will allow 9th graders to take up residence at Schneider
Elementary. Schneider's principal opposes the plan.
Darnieder, the longtime head of the CPS Office of College and Careers,
left the district this week to become special assistant on college
access to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
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