Thursday Morning News, Part 2

Bond lowered for teen charged with

Bond has been reduced for a teenager accused of gunning down a

Chicago Public Schools student. Nineteen-year-old Ronald Little and ...

Chase to offer scholarships to CPS students

JP Morgan Chase is pouring $2 million into a scholarship program to

help encourage some Chicago Public Schools students to attend college.


Districts and Partners Coordinate on Arts Education Education Week News

The arts program for the Chicago public schools includes

opportunities for students to show their work in citywide competitions

each year. ...

Chicago schools drop in on dropout problem The Windy Citizen

Since 1999, Chicago Public Schools' five-year cohort dropout rate

has decreased from 50.1 percent to 41.6 percent in 2007 - an

improvement of almost 17 ...

Chicago Schools Look to Community Groups to Provide Arts WBEZ

A new study says No Child Left Behind and budget cuts have reduced the

number of art teachers, and time spent teaching the arts.

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