Wednesday News Roundup

Public
schools get OK for same-sex classes
Sun-Times

For the first time in a
generation, public schools have won broad freedom to teach boys and girls separately,
stirring a new debate about equality in the classroom.

Pushing
dropouts to drop back in
Tribune
Darien Haywood, 17, realized dropping out of high school was
a bad idea only after he was shot in his leg during a gang fight.

Getting
Teens to Drop Back In
WBEZ
An Illinois task force says small
alternative schools could entice more dropouts to continue their education. The
panel of law-makers and educators is looking at ways to re-enroll kids who
leave high school before graduating.

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