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Costly societies won't help kids get into college
invitations to join come on fancy letterheads and from such dignitaries
as Claes Nobel, a member of the family for which the Nobel Prizes are

5 pockets stand out in city makeover
Chicago is a city of evolving neighborhoods, tiny enclaves separated by
the size of paychecks and the color of skin. They're squeezed so close
that every few blocks yuppies give way to junkies, and whites to
Latinos to blacks to Asians.

Teacher's firing for Internet porn overturned
A Joliet junior high school teacher whose firing for allegedly viewing
Internet porn on her classroom computer and allowing students to access
violent and sexually oriented Web sites during classes was overturned
in January, still does not have her job back.

UIC's Pellegrino Chosen To Lead AP Science Overhaul

James W. Pellegrino of UIC has been chosen to lead the College Board's
overhaul of the AP science program. He's been involved in several
projects led by the National Academy of Science, and will work to
modernize the courses...

State school leader leaving post

State school Supt. Randy Dunn will leave his post
later this year to become president of Murray State University in
Kentucky--a return to academia for the former college professor who
steered Illinois' education agency through tumultuous change.

Summit seeks peace among students at troubled high school

Three hundred Clemente High School students came together Friday to discuss the violence and racial problems ...

First lady touts preschool plan

Jennie Cannek spent Friday like she has many other weekdays - toting
her two youngsters to the DuPage Children's Museum.

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