Tuesday Morning Education News

Bullying laws give scant protection Associated Press
A 10-year-old boy hanged himself in a restroom stall in a
suburban Chicago school, an 11-year-old boy was found dead in Chatham,
south of Springfield, and a father found his 11-year-old daughter
hanged in a closet of their Chicago home.

Social factors influence neighbourhood asthma rates
researchers analyzed asthma screening surveys of 45,177 children
attending Chicago public schools conducted between 2003 and 2005, and
then mapped all of the children into 287 different neighbourhoods.

The Principal Story (a documentary) Catalyst
Tresa Dunbar is a second-year principal
at Chicago's Nash Elementary, where 98% of students come from
low-income families.

The Best Ways to Teach Kids to Read Oprah.com
After two years of popular material and listening to the books
read aloud on tape, more than half the class was up to grade level in
reading ability.

The latest of fatal police shootings claims a teen in Woodlawn Chicago Reporter
off-duty police officer shot and killed 17-year-0ld Corey Harris Friday
afternoon in the Woodlawn neighborhood, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Some football reinstated at North Chicago High School Tribune
Illinois High School Association has reinstated the freshman and
sophomore football programs at North Chicago High School following a
brawl, a school official said today.

Healing the gaping wound Chicago Flame Online
Recently, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) identified that 1200 students
are at high risk of being gunshot victims, and Chief Executive Officer Ron Huberman...

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