Composting at schools Tribune
Zero waste initiatives at schools across the Chicago area have students aggressively reducing the garbage they produce and
trying to avoid anything not biodegradable.
Half of all kids on food stamps at some point Sun Times
Nearly half of all U.S. children and 90 percent
of black youngsters will be on food stamps at some point during
childhood, and fallout from the current recession could push those
numbers even higher, researchers say.
Making the Grade: inside Blaine Elementary ABC7
week, ABC7 is taking you inside four Chicago Public Schools to show you
the challenges and successes of their students who are "making the
One-on-One with Mayor Richard Daley WBEZ
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley sat down with Eight Forty-Eight's Alison Cuddy to offer his solutions for high unemployment rates, and growing youth violence.
Career Academy Bemoans Teacher Layoffs Chicago Talks
at a South Side vocational school last week accused Chicago Public
School administrators of creating chaos for students by shifting
teachers around weeks into the school year and preventing students from
taking courses in their majors.
Fenger Seeks Mentors for Life Lessons Chicago Talks
"We need private help, we don't want people to just be here for
the moment," said LSC president Brown, whose son Darvezz Person is a junior at the
school. "This should be something ongoing."
Obama's Visit Intensifies Mayoral Takeover Debate WISN Milwaukee
The decision will be made in the midst of a visit from President Barack
Obama focusing on education, with hundreds of millions of dollars of
federal funding on the line for the entire state.
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