Wednesday Morning News

Chicago Class of 2008: One student's take Medill Reports

An outgoing senior at John Hope College

Preparatory High School, Peterson took the time to sit down with Medill

Reports to reflect on his experiences, and discuss issues that still

need to be addressed in the school system. [with video]

Chicago schools safer, but streets more dangerous Redwood City Daily News

Bryan Samuels is chief of staff for Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and manages implementation of major initiatives within a system of 600 schools and 435000 ...

Hospital Closes Special Education School for Children WBEZ

Advocates say the closure reflects larger problems

with the nation’s mental health system.

School Districts Get Tough As Home Foreclosures Rise Wall Street Journal

Foreclosure rates are up. Displacement is up. People are becoming

homeless," says William Beitler, a private investigator specializing in

address verification for school districts in the Chicago area. Mr.

Beitler says he has contracts with 32 districts, up from 23 last year,

and his caseload has increased to 7,000 from 3,000.

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