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Mason High to be modeled on Spry Community Links Catalyst

Mason High in North Lawndale will follow model that offers a student-friendly schedule and connections to the community

Principal accused of affair resigns Sun Times

A

west suburban school superintendent/principal who nine months ago was

suspended for allegedly having an affair with a staffer has resigned.

Online charter school rings bell with parents, students Tribune

They

work through lesson plans at home with their parents' help. Once a

week, they go to a classroom leased from the Merit School of Music, 38

S. Peoria St., where they focus on math and language skills. High

school students have classroom time twice a week.

Hip-hop artists rap to CPS beat Chicago Sun-Times

New school and old school converged

in the music of hip-hop artists Common and Biz Markie Monday night on

behalf of Chicago Public Schools students.

House passes bill, washes hands of responsibility Chicago Tribune

In Sunday's column, I took a brief, indignant whack at an ill-considered bill in Springfield that requires Chicago Public Schools students to wash their hands before lunch. It passed the House last week with overwhelming Democratic support but will ...

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