Wednesday Morning News, Part 1

Mayor, Teachers Address Chicago School Violence CBS2 Chicago

It's the toughest challenge facing Daley's new schools CEO Ron Huberman. "Well, I think what you're hearing, and what I'm hearing is that people are ready ...

Proposed cutbacks at special school stir emotional response Chicago Tribune

By Carlos Sadovi

| Tribune reporter Christopher Ivey first landed at Montefiore Special

School four years ago when he had a difficult time controlling his

anger after a number of close family members and friends died.

Educators thought the Near West ...


Sabotaging Montefiore Program for Special Children Catalyst

Although not officially on the list of schools to be closed next year,

Montefiore Special School (1310 S. Ashland) is in danger of closing

next year due to low enrollment.

Father mourns slaying of 2nd son on South Side Chicago Tribune

The father of two sons slain just two weeks apart in

shootings on Chicago's South Side said Monday that their deaths were

senseless killings that left a void in the religious family. "They both

are greatly missed," ...

CPS snags money to cut bus emissions Chi-Town Daily News

A $373909 dollar grant from the Environmental Protection Agency will allow Chicago Public Schools to finish retrofitting all of its buses with diesel oxidation catalysts, reducing emissions by more than 30 percent.

Galapagos Charter School adds fine arts to their proposal Rockford Register Star

The Rockford School Board has already approved two charter schools. Legacy Academy of Excellence will open its doors this fall as a K-5 school at the former Evergreen School, 4029 Prairie Road. Chicago International Charter School will open for fall

Top CTA officials move to CPS Catalyst

CTA officials join new CEO's team

Still no word on bilingual education policy report Catalyst

District officials say they just haven’t found the “right time” to

release it, but others suspect that making it public is delayed as CPS

defended its bilingual program in federal court.

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