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MRSA infection hits West Chicago

West Chicago High School officials are speeding up sanitation efforts after a student was diagnosed with a drug-resistant strain of staph infection this week.

School chief relents: Teen protesters can come back Sun Times
Of the 18 students suspended after a Nov. 1 sit-in at Morton West High School, 14 are due back today, Supt. Ben Nowakowski said in a statement. The remaining four, who Nowakowski said "bore more culpability for the disruption," can return Friday.

DeVry seeks high school education Crain

In October, Oakbrook Terrace-based DeVry paid $27.5 million to acquire Advanced Academics Inc., a provider of online courses for secondary students.

Keeping good teachers Tribune

Kozol spoke to the Tribune before a recent visit to Chicago.

Schools watchdog to target corruption Tribune
Charles Flowers has been regional superintendent of schools for only four months but said he already has worked with the state's attorney's office on a dozen cases of alleged corruption in suburban Cook County.

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