Chicago Public Radio has a big package of stories about efforts to improve things at Robeson that includes these segments:
Demetrius attends Robeson High on Chicago’s South
Side. People like Rodney Thomas at the school are working hard to keep
him from dropping out. The question is whether it’s too little, too
This year the District office sent
Thomas to try and keep 150 “at risk” freshmen from dropping out.
Mr. K and his colleagues face challenges at Robeson
that their teacher preparation courses never prepared them for—in
November one of Mr. K’s students was shot and killed.
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