On February 9, 2009, both Board President Rufus Williams and Board
member Roxanne Ward listened intently as more than 30 teachers,
parents, community leaders, students and other supporters of Oliver
Wendell Holmes Elementary School told hearing officer Fred Bates that
the school should not be subjected to what CPS has been calling
"turnaround" (but which is in reality what the law terms
11th-hour takeover on turnarounds Catalyst
Academy for Urban School Leadership already has a full plate of
turnarounds, but the district has once again tapped the group to take
on two more this year.
provocative issue of the Stevenson High School student newspaper
featuring stories about teenagers "hooking up" has disappeared from
circulation, leading some to wonder whether it was students or the
administration that snatched them up from the newsstands.
7 Children Found Home Alone On South Side Chicago News
children were taken to an area hospital after being discovered home
alone Sunday morning in the South Side's Park Manor neighborhood.
A new group uses track and field to teach Chicago students positive ways to channel their energy.
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