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 ...
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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