Monday Morning News Roundup (June 25)

Il_cstLawmakers Tackle Overcrowded Schools Chicago Public Radio
Chicago schools Chief Arne Duncan will sit down with lawmakers, educators and parents this morning. They'll meet at Sawyer Elementary School to discuss ...

More in summer school for skipping class Tribune
Though the number of pupils in Chicago
Public Schools' summer school this year has decreased, the figures have
more than doubled for those who met state testing standards but not the
other requirements for promotion, officials said Thursday.  PLUS: 
More Chicago Students Pass Test, But Fewer Promoted

2 men charged in fatal shooting Chicago Tribune
The shooting made Duran the 32nd Chicago Public Schools student killed this school year. Peterson said that a Chevrolet Celebrity pulled up near Duran's ...

UPDATE: Before School, A Cram Session on Work Washington Post
The idea, first tried in Chicago in 1996, has been hailed by many Catholic educators as a way to revive parochial schools in the inner city...

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