Thursday Morning News, Part 3 [first time ever]

Officials hope education on Obama's priority list CTDN

Inside

the downtown central office of Chicago Public Schools, excitement about

an Obama White House and what it could do for educational reform and

funding is spreading.

An End for Racially Integrated Schools?WBEZ

For

decades, Chicago Public Schools has operated under a legal decree

requiring it to maintain as many desegregated schools as possible. But

a federal judge may soon terminate the plan. In anticipation, school

officials are already thinking about how they’ll grant admission to the

city’s popular magnet schools. Some worry the court’s decision could

mean a curtain call for the district’s racially integrated schools.

Not all like plan to add seats at elite CPS school Chicago Sun-Times

A plan that could double the number of

entry seats at elite Skinner Classical on the Near West Side ...

Even Student Newspapers Affected by Changing Media LandscapeWBEZ

Eight Forty-Eight's Shawn Campbell talks with the people who are trying to save a student-run newspaper.

Filed under: Media Watch

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