Thursday Morning News Roundup (July 5)

Reading, writing and robots Tribune
The high school students were at the grade school in the North Lawndale neighborhood Tuesday as part of a Chicago Public Schools summer program that trains...

Chicago boy impaled on fence pole while playing a game
An 11-year-old boy playing cops and robbers on the Far South Side was
killed Monday night when he slipped and was impaled through the chest
by a metal fence pole, Chicago police said today.

CTU Contract Expires WBEZ
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union
are talking about the pace of - and prospects for - new contract
negotiations. Those negotiations come as Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is
pushing for changes to the school day and as an education funding
package remains tied up in state budget negotiations.

 

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