Tuesday AM News: Longer school year awaits, Director retiring, Chess match, Students concerned over shooting

Longer school year could be a reality for American kids Tribune
Ahh, the last day of school. It's weeks away, but many kids already are thinking about their summer plans. But what if summer started in July, not June? Or what if your summer break was a mere three weeks long?

Tinley Park Public Library director to retire after presiding over growth Daily Southtown
From the time she was a girl growing up on Chicago's Southeast Side, Pam Deiters felt most comfortable inside a library.

Meeting of the minds Sun Times
After losing a round, one fifth-grader continually gasped and cried. In another part of the gymnasium, a father scolded his son for "moving fast" during his last match. "You almost got a draw," he told him.

Local College Students Concerned About Va. Shootings Nbc5.com
News of the shootings on the campus of Virginia Tech rang out Monday at colleges and universities across the country.

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