Friday Morning Education News

What little education news that's left over after Fenger and Marilyn Stewart hog the headlines:

2 sentenced in
shooting death outside Simeon
Tribune

Samuel Hill, 19, and
Ronald Little, 20, were sentenced today after being found guilty of
second-degree murder in the March 2008 shooting death of 18-year-old
Chavez Clarke as he walked with his twin brother outside Simeon Career
Academy.

Don't apply for
magnet and selective enrollment schools, just yet
Catalyst
Guess CPS had second thoughts about letting parents apply for the
selective enrollment and magnet schools without knowing the admissions
criteria, now that the desegregation decree has been scrapped.

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    --- IG calls for Huberman to be suspended! Sounds about right. ---

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