Monday Morning News Roundup

 Illinois' School Silence Law Kicks Up a Big Fuss Associated Press
Two weeks after a new law mandated a moment of silence in Illinois public schools, the debate is anything but quiet.

When is a school lockdown needed? Tribune
Six months after the Virginia Tech shootings, and just days after a
student in Cleveland shot four people in his downtown high school, the
incident at Morton West underscores the ongoing debate over campus
security and the judgment call that school officials are forced to make
following a gun threat.

Mayor Daley promotes science and technology in Chicago schools Medill
Speaking to business leaders and others gathered at a Microsoft
Corp.-sponsored expo Thursday, Mayor Richard Daley stressed the need
for a high-quality public school system focused on math, science and

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