Thursday Afternoon News: Blue Ribbon and More Free Tuition

U.S. award to Jones a 1st for CPS high schools Sun-Times
Jones College Prep in the South Loop has become the first Chicago public high school to receive a federal Blue-Ribbon School award in the 24-year history of the academic honor.

IIT offers free tuition to CPS students Sun-Times
The Illinois Institute of Technology agreed Wednesday to offer four-year scholarships to all low-income Chicago Public School students who meet the school's rigorous admission standards.

Military academy to open on Near West Side Chicago Journal
Chicago Public School students will have 17 new schools to choose from over the next two years, including the Marine Military Math and Science Academy on the Near West Side.

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