Thursday Morning News, Part 2

Group plans admissions push at Skinner Chicago Journal

"You've

got hundreds of kids in the neighborhood with no public school in the

West Loop other than Skinner," Sedler said. "I think it's practical and

politically hard not to do something to address the needs of these

parents."

The kids are rockin', all right Chicago Tribune

One such program, Little Kids Rock, is

funded through private donations and has provided 700 guitars and

training to pupils in 35 Chicago schools this year.

The Rusty Lamppost Theory: Alderman Bob Fioretti Reader

He

shifted his attention to Dunbar Vocational Career Academy up the

street. “I had this press conference on Wednesday over here at Dunbar

with Bill Daley and Arne Duncan, and I said, ‘I need these couple

things at your schools, at these parks you, CPS, own,’ and Duncan

started getting them to do what they need to do in some of these parks.

I mean, Dunbar had some of the ugliest . . .

Dougherty new principal at Columbus Manor Southtown Star

Dougherty,

30, student-taught in District 122, then spent five years teaching at

John Whistler Elementary School on Chicago's South Side.

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