Friday Morning Education News

Autistic student had no bus service for 2 days Tribune

The school district had known
since June that Lily would require bus service -- that requirement was
outlined in an Individualized Education Plan.

IHSA sacks North Chicago football program over fight Tribune

nasty brawl involving varsity football players from North Chicago High
School and Simeon High School in Chicago has prompted the Illinois High
School Association to indefinitely suspend North Chicago's entire
football program.

CPS warns of enforcing district's residency rule Tribune

Staff members who got the  letter have about two weeks to prove they
live in Chicago or else their case gets referred to the district human
resources department. [anyone got a copy of the letter they can send in?]

Safety call puts honors student out of school Chicago Sun-Times

Bond cited schools chief Ron Huberman's anti-violence initiative as
one reason the principal may have made the decision to ban the

Researchers to put price tag on educating Illinois students to meet standards 

The latest federal data shows Illinois
and Chicago lag behind other states and big-city districts on education

Dwyane Wade donates $25,000 for Robbins library Sun Times

superstar Dwyane Wade stepped out of his gleaming black SUV this
morning, and promptly reduced the Robbins public library director to
tears, handing Priscilla Coatney a check for $25,000.

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