Tuesday Morning News, Part 1

Sixth-grade challenge: Earn A's, B's, get free college Chicago Sun Times

For

22 sixth-graders from Bellwood, it's the chance -- and challenge -- of

a lifetime. Fifth Third Bank is sponsoring the program,

which includes free tuition, room, board and books at Concordia, where

tuition is nearly $30,000.

Proposed school catering to gays expands mission Chicago Tribune

By Carlos Sadovi | Tribune

reporter Organizers behind a plan to develop Chicago's first public

high school catering to gay and lesbian students have changed ...

Students create pilot project to battle dropout problem Chi-Town Daily News

VOYCE worked with Chicago Public Schools officials to develop the pilot project, and announced its creation recently at The Spertus Institute during a panel ...

Chicago Students to Play Lead Role in Dropout Project EdWeek

A

group of student leaders in Chicago has persuaded the city school

system to launch a pilot program designed to reduce the dropout rate by

making high school more relevant and responsive to teenagers’ needs.

A Blue Ribbon day for Lisle junior high

Chicago Daily Herald

The Lisle school community gathered to bask in Kennedy Junior High School's recent achievement as a No Child Left Behind-National Blue Ribbon award-winning ...

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