Perry was a freshman at Crane High School, 2245 W. Jackson Blvd., according to Chicago Public Schools spokesman Malon Edwards.
is one of six states that has been given some leeway under the No Child
Left Behind Act. A new pilot program will allow schools in Illinois to
offer tutoring to students sooner when it looks like they need help.
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''I'm tired of walking into classrooms
where there's an empty desk and trying to talk to children and comfort
them and make them feel better,'' Arne Duncan, ...
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