News: Preventing Violence, North Shore Funding, Jobs

Do violence-prevention programs work? University of Chicago study ... Tribune
During the 27-week initiative, which begins Wednesday, university
evaluators will use a research model akin to clinical trials in
medicine to determine whether the program is reducing violent behavior
and helping boys stay in school.

North Shore education advocacy group aims to educate its own Medill Reports

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From
New Trier to Daniel Boone Elementary, Lucy Klocksin has taught the
children of the North Shore and of CPS. Listen to her talk about the
inequities she's seen and the importance of getting resources to the
schools that need them.

Students Press Elected Officials for More Employment Chicago Talks
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Lamon went on what she calls a "job-hunting blitz" a month ago.
The Kenwood Academy High School graduate and current DeVry University
student applied for 16 positions over a two-day span, only to hear "no"
from potential employers due to what she believed to be a lack of job
experience.
Now, Lamon is worried about paying [...]

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