In-school lawyer makes case for helping teens Tribune
For the last two years, lawyer Sarah Biehl, 29, a self-described "girl from rural Ohio," has run what might well be the city's first-ever in-school law clinic.
Disabled kids left in lurch after CPS' budget cuts: suit Sun-Times
As a federal judge hears arguments today in a class-action suit seeking to reverse special education budget cuts by the Chicago Public Schools, a report says the June cuts have been devastating to the system's 55,000 such students. To trim $26 million, CPS cut 950 teachers and aides who work with disabled kids.
Many CPS Schools Without Power, Schools Remained Open Despite Conditions WBBM 780
A schools spokesman, Malon Edwards says about 30 schools had little or no electricity and that most remained open for classes. Some schools also had flooded basements.
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