More Education News For Tuesday

Students given 'a real reason to write' Sun Times
Since 2005, 130 radio stories by Curie students have been aired in 20
states, on public and college radio stations. About 31 ran locally on
Chicago Public Radio. One featured a student wrestling with his belief
in God. In another, students explain why they drive drunk.

CPS cutting energy costs (Chicago Sun-Times)

Chicago Public Schools expects to save $1.3 million a year in utility
costs by renovating its main administration building at 125 S. Clark.

Englewood's children can breathe a little easier Tribune

For nearly two years, the AAE project, developed in partnership between
the Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago and the
University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, has been
working in Englewood and West Englewood, two of Chicago's poorest

Team builds a better book (Chicago Tribune)
students, schools join up for architecture text Until this year,
students in Jesse Berlanga's 10th-grade architecture class at Lane Tech
High School were forced to use a textbook published in 1951, when
computers were the size of buildings.

Sixth Graders Take on Wall Street CNN
A trailblazing Chicago school starts economic education early to give inner-city black kids a leg up.

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