First Day Of School

Here are some news stories about the return to school for most Chicago
parents and teachers -- how is yours shaping up so far? What are you
seeing or hearing about the big day?

New Chicago schools Sun Times
Five newly built schools open Tuesday.

CPS's new performing arts school strikes a chord Sun Times
One
of 19 new or rejuvenated public schools opening Tuesday, Chi Arts, as
it is called, is Chicago's first public performing arts school,
offering -- like the fictional New York high school depicted in the
movie and later TV series "Fame."

Kids Start School Without Teachers: Huberman Promises Change Chicago Public Radio

CEO Ron Huberman
promises improvements. Julian High School student Donzell Chester
learned a harsh math lesson last year: Too many kids, not enough
teachers ...

School Janitors: Lack of Sick Leave Spreads Flu Chicago Public Radio

Schools CEO Ron Huberman
this summer said the district might require the cleaning companies to
start providing sick leave when their contracts expire next ...

Free school supplies, clothing draw huge crowd Chicago Sun-Times
Quinn
and Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman. Thousands show up at
Humbolt Park Saturday to receive free items such as school supplies at
HopeFest, ...

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