Monday Morning Education News, Part 2

Slightly less hard-hitting but no less engrossing:

Teen cop impersonator back in custody Tribune

The boy grabbed national headlines in January when he was charged as
a juvenile for impersonating an officer. Police say the boy, then
14, walked into the Grand Crossing District station dressed in a police
uniform and partnered with another officer for about five hours before
being detected.

Students clean shoreline during adopt-a-beach day  Tribune

Dozens
of students from Leyden Township High School helped clean North Avenue
Beach on Chicago's lakefront Saturday, part of a daylong effort
expected to bring out more than 6,000 volunteers in Illinois, Indiana
and Michigan, and many thousands more to other shoreline-cleaning
events in 104 countries worldwide.

2nd arrest for teacher in alcohol, pot case Sun Times

The
same day she was released from custody on charges of providing alcohol
and marijuana to Grant Community High School students, teacher Kym
Krocza was in hot water again.

Broadcasting her innocence Sun Times

The
Grant High School teacher accused of giving two young girls alcohol,
marijuana and prescription drugs in return for doing chores at her home
talked to radio host Jonathan Brandmeier on Thursday morning and was
arrested again for witness harassment.

Elgin elementary school bans talking during lunch for a day ABC7

District
officials explain the reason behind the silent eating exercise is that
the children have only 20 minutes to eat and many students haven't been
able to finish their lunches while they've been talking.

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