Youth violence dominates again:
CPS Head Defends Out-of-State Contract WBEZ
Chicago schools chief Ron Huberman is
defending his decision to bring in an out-of-town group to help curb
youth violence. Huberman says the Pennsylvania-based Youth Advocate
Programs, Inc., or YAP, has been successful with ...
Youth Violence From a School Bus Driver's Point of View WBEZ
Bus Driver and organizer for 2nd annual Stop the Violence Walk Cynthia
Johnson has more on what she sees from her seat at the front of the
Student claims he needed handgun for protection Tribune
17-year-old Palatine High School student charged with bringing a
handgun to school said he needed the weapon for protection, police said
Journalist Alex Kotlowitz Addresses Violence in Chicago WBEZ
Writer Alex Kotlowitz talks about his studies in Chicago violence, and what to do about it.
Poor Chicago Neighborhoods Denied, Now Suing Reporter
West Englewood, Englewood, Lawndale, West Lawndale and
Roseland had 13 percent of new foreclosures in 2008* and one-third of
their residents living in poverty.
Ed Sec'y Duncan going to Oct. 2 Olympics meeting AP
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will travel to Denmark next week to
support his hometown of Chicago's Olympic bid. Duncan will join first
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