Wednesday Morning News, Part 2

School’s Out: Some Teachers Go Job-Hunting WBEZ

School's

almost out for the summer, but for many teachers, that doesn't mean

vacation time. John Silva is one of 10 teachers at Chicago's Farragut

Career Academy who was recently let go. Now he's scrambling to find a

new job.

Activists Pressure Alderman to Build High School at Brach’s Building WBEZ

Some

Austin neighborhood residents want the former Brach’s Candy building

turned into a high school. They’re planning to protest at City Hall

today.

Thousands turn out for a fresh start

Chi-Town Daily News

A

fourth annual expungement summit hosted by Clerk of Court Dorothy Brown

draws over 2,000 people looking for help in overcoming criminal

convictions or arrest records.

Grieving mom: 'I was the one they killed'

Chicago Sun-Times, United States -

Ignacio Alan Montano became the 26th Chicago Public Schools student

slain since the beginning of the current school year. His weeping

mother insisted ...

Chicago District Focusing On Pathways to College

Education Week News

Arne Duncan, the chief

executive officer of the district, also believes Chicago’s efforts are

ambitious. “Just having students graduate from high school ...

A Broader, Bolder Approach to Education

Huffington Post

... are also members of the group, as are urban schools

superintendents Rudy Crew (Miami-Dade), Arne Duncan (Chicago), and

Beverly Hall (Atlanta). ...

Daley pays tribute to Chicago Shakespeare Chicago Sun-Times

A program devised to make sure every 9th grader in the city's

schools will see at least one production at the Chicago Shakespeare

Theatre during that ...

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