Thursday Morning News

Schooled to the hard sell Chicago Journal
Chicago students are several weeks into the fall semester, but highly competitive private and public schools are still plugging away to increase enrollment.

The digital generation still needs help to make it work Tribune
At the Digital Youth After-School Programs at North Kenwood/Oakland Charter School and Woodlawn High School, students learn how to participate in today's digital culture.

Time out called on playing tag Sun-Times
Officials at an elementary school south of Boston have banned kids from playing tag, touch football and any other unsupervised chase game during recess for fear they'll get hurt and hold the school liable.

Chicago Tutoring Enrollment is Flat WBEZ
early 52-thousand kids in struggling Chicago schools have signed up free tutoring this year, under the federal No Child Left Behind law. Chicago Public Radio's Jay Field reports that's fewer students than last year.

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