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Fumes from bottle at Ill. school sicken students AP

Authorities in the Chicago suburb of Lockport, Ill.,

locked down a high school campus after mysterious fumes from a bottle

left in a hallway sent 13 students to a hospital....

Kids 'would be safer in Iraq' Chicago Sun-Times, United States


what a Chicago activist group demanded Saturday as it called attention

to the close proximity to the president's home of many of the murders

of Chicago Public Schools students this year.

Obama wants to turn around 5,000 failing schools KC Star

What happens to teachers when an entire staff is replaced depends on

local contracts with teachers' unions. In Chicago, some lost their

jobs, while some reapplied and were hired.

A Matter of Principals T.H.E. Journal, CA

As Shawn Jackson, principal of Chicago Public Schools'

K-8 Spencer Elementary Technology Academy says, "There is a lot of

professional development for teachers, but they were leaving us

principals out."

Having a Ball: CPS student-dancers, USA

Hundreds of fifth graders from Chicago Public Schools

have been studying ballroom dancing this school year. They are

participating in the fourth annual Having a Ball program,

an intensive, 20-week ballroom dancing course for students from ...

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