Wednesday AM News: Music and More Deseg

A problem bigger than busing Tribune
Affirmative action is on trial at the U.S. Supreme Court. Judging by the chilly reception that five of the nine justices gave it during oral arguments this week, the only question left is how far the court will go in overruling racial preferences as a constitutional way to remedy the historical damage done by racial preferences.

Public schools receive gift of musical instruments ABC 7
Williams Elementary School is one of 10 public schools involved in a program with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra called The Music Activity Partnership. It helps schools in need enhance their music programs and expose students to the arts. That goal was realized Tuesday by a gift of more than two dozen instruments to some unsuspecting students

Fenger student wins trip to speak in Washington Tribune
A South Side teenager has won a national award that will allow her to travel out of Chicago Wednesday for the first time in her life for an expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to give a speech about a job-preparation program.

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