School Cuts, Youth Power, Girl Fights

$77 million in school cuts Tribune
The deep cuts threatened by Chicago
Public Schools arrived on principals' desks Tuesday, offering the first
glimpse at budgets that will slash spending in special education,
magnet schools and high school programs.

Youth Power New City
Young adults who want to change the world. On a cold December day, a group of young adults stood at Rockefeller Chapel in Hyde Park in front of their communities, politicians and reporters, and made their demands.

Girl-vs.-girl fighting up in city schools Sun Times
Fights involving girls are up 31 percent; assaults are up 18 percent, and battery is up 15 percent.

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