The teenager, the fifth of eight children, was visiting friends in his
old neighborhood when a playful fight turned deadly, his family said.
Time—On Teens' Terms Education Week
The program, which now serves 28,000 teenagers from 30 Chicago high
schools, is also changing the perception of high school students in the
city, says Arne Duncan, the chief executive officer of the
409,000-student Chicago public school district, which serves as one of
After School Matters’ partners.
news that Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin’s teenage
daughter was pregnant provoked some fiery discussions about teen
pregnancy. But at Global Girls, an organization working to develop
African-American girls’ self esteem, it prompted performance art.
than 90 percent of black children live in high-poverty school districts
that rely heavily on state funding and generate less money from local
property taxes, according to a new analysis.
Tracking clout Chicago Reader
A new Web site maps out the backgrounds and connections of Chicago politicians.
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