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Students rally over security at Kennedy High Tribune

Hoping
to pressure administrators to hire more security officers after a spate
of violence, about 100 Kennedy High School students led a noontime
demonstration Tuesday down the block from their Southwest Side high
school.

Students want cops in classes Chicago Sun-Times
At
least 150 students played hooky from Kennedy High School on Tuesday to
demand extra security in their Southwest Side school, saying they'd
even welcome cops in the classroom to stem rising violence.

Teachers of young lauded for starting kids out right Tribune
Chicago
preschool teacher Hertha Ramirez still remembers how she struggled to
learn English at Clemente High School after she and her family escaped
war-torn El Salvador.

33 black youths win scholarships Tribune
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. of Evanston named 33 Chicago-area Achievement Scholarship winners Wednesday.

African American students honored Sun-Times
The National Achievement Scholarship Program will announce today the
winners of a combined $2.5 million in scholarships nationwide.

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