Wednesday Morning News, Part 2

Students Can't Start Class Thanks to Computer Glitch WBEZ

Chicago

Public Schools has been on a mission to get as many students as

possible to attend the first day. But at one neighborhood high school

on the city’s South Side some students spent the day in confusion,

rather than in class.

Building teacher-community solidarity Socialist Worker

A FEW important debates were also raised in the discussion, including

the question of whether parents would support a teachers' strike.

Operation Backpack puts Jordan students on the fast track Chicago Journal

Living in Glencoe, Lois Scheyer is used to seeing well-appointed

schools. She's used to seeing children whose backpacks are brimming

with crayons and glue sticks, paper and notebooks, and computer ink

cartridges. But what she saw 10 years ago on the first day of school at

Jordan Elementary Community School in Rogers Park nearly broke her

heart.

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