Thursday Morning News

University of Chicago creates new Urban Education Institute AP

The institute also will include under its

umbrella the University of Chicago Charter School. That charter

school runs four public schools on Chicago's South Side.

Illinois 13th in US for High School Gradation Rates WBEZ


ranks 13th in the United States when it comes to high school graduation

rates. That's according to a new study reseached and reported by

Education Week. But is there more to the numbers?

Teen, families devastated over accidental shooting Tribune

Reno's family had considered attending a Juvenile Court hearing on

Wednesday to ask the judge in the case to allow the teen to be released

long enough to serve as a pallbearer in Reno's funeral Friday. They

decided against the idea after they heard about the suicide attempt,

said Rhonda Yaamen, Reno's sister.

Schools risk privacy with online grade book Southwest Observer

Chicago Public Schools will

adopt a Web-based grade book this fall, allowing parents to keep a

watchful eye on their children's attendance and classroom ...

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