Untested pupils in elite school? Sun Times
A line of angry parents and the local alderman are opposing a plan to
open the new $35.3 million Skinner Classical, one of Chicago's elite
test-based schools, to neighborhood kids in the booming West Loop.
Up to 300 neighborhood students could eventually attend the school.
Officials say they would be taught, at least initially, in separate
Some parents from a north-side magnet school have begun a fight to keep Chicago schools from re- segregating.
Comings & Goings Catalyst
Plans for three new high schools in the Loop are among the 20 proposals being considered under Renaissance 2010.
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