Chicago police were questioning a 16-year-old student who attempted to
bring a loaded handgun into the Bowen High School campus on the South
Side on Monday, officials said.
The signs went up at the beginning of the school year at 40 schools at
all levels, ratcheting up punishment by charging violators with
Because of concerns over the
frequency of visits and their duration, the actions of the Chicago
schools are typical of many urban districts across the country trying
to restrain the military's reach into the everyday schedules of the
Serial entrepreneur Howard Tullman believes education can be run like a
business: profitably. Although schools traditionally have operated as
non-profits, the growth of for-profit companies is spurring more
interest in profitable educational ventures.
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