Religious groups slated for Illinois grants Tribune
Thanks to the recently passed public works bill, Christ the King
Jesuit College Prep on West Jackson Boulevard also boasts a
half-million-dollar state grant.
City to create 'Tech Corps' for laid-off professionals Sun Times
exchange for a $450 weekly stipend, they will be put to work for 30
hours a week in six-month jobs that benefit Chicago residents -- either
in the city, the public schools or non-profits.
Suburban schools raise their hands for new building funds
eight years ago, officials at Maine Township High School District 207
asked the state for help building new classrooms for a burgeoning
student body, hoping to join hundreds of districts statewide that had
cashed in on billions' worth of construction aid.
Naperville students return after H1N1-related death Tribune
they returned to school this morning, Naperville North High School
students placed flowers and notes by the locker of Michelle Fahle, a
classmate who died last week after contracting the H1N1 flu virus.
Young black men in Chicago get some positive role-models Guardian (UK)
they joined the school, just 7% of students were able to read at the
expected grade, yet a within a year 79% were able to pass the necessary
courses to graduate, compared with 34% for the neighbourhood. Daily
attendance is 93%, compared with 75% locally.
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