Wednesday Morning News, Part 2

Bill for 2 new high schools, 6 elementaries: $455 mil. Chicago Sun-Times

Given

tight-money times, the two new high schools only have "the luxuries we

can afford,'' said Chicago Public Schools spokesman Michael Vaughn.

New plan to lessen dropout crisis Chicago Tribune

In a last-ditch effort to strengthen the No Child Left Behind law, ...

Charter school banking on second expansion plan CTDN

The

Chicago Board of Education will vote on expanding the L.E.A.R.N.

charter school at the Chalmers Elementary campus on the West Side. An

earlier expansion plan was rejected.

Young sprouts teach Chicago to be green Medill Reports

“A

nicer pond would make Chicago nicer. Just a better place to live," said

Ruth Deleon, 14, of the South Loop's Perspectives Charter Schools. ...

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