Georgette Watson, 46, of the 3600 block of Greenleaf Street, Skokie,
was pronounced dead at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center at
11:08 a.m. Monday, a Cook County medical examiner's office spokesman
Thousands of Chicago eighth-graders could receive as many as three
weeks of orientation activities in their new high schools before
opening day under a new program intended to ease the critical
transition from eighth to ninth grade.
Steve Barr, a 43-year-old California entrepreneur, founded an
organization that runs 12 schools in the city that have managed to
graduate 90 percent of their students, a significant improvement in
L.A.'s toughest neighborhoods.
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