The graduate of Lincoln Park High School gained notice for both his stellar grades and his
commitment to volunteering.
Case of the missing juniors Tribune
So 34,000 students -- about 20 percent of the original sophomore class
-- either dropped out, transferred out of state or, most likely, simply
were not counted as juniors.
Forget the tests. What about the junior prom? Tribune
150 third-year students did not meet those credit requirements and
could not take the PSAE. But the school allowed these students to
advance to the district's junior-senior campus, attend the junior prom
and enjoy other benefits of becoming upperclassmen.
officials say swine flu has caused the death of at least 19 more
children in the United States -- the largest one-week increase since
the pandemic started in April.
in Illinois this week must begin notifying a parent or guardian when a
girl 17 or younger seeks an abortion -- a rule abortion opponents long
have sought, but which critics say could keep minors from seeking safe
Illinois Test Scores: Cal City School Beats the Odds WBEZ
This year, under the federal No
Child Left Behind Act, the bar for schools' academic achievement is
raised once again. And more Illinois schools than ever have missed it.
We report from a Calumet City school that beat the odds.
Reform victory in the CTU Socialist Worker Online
The fund has been specifically targeted by Ron Huberman, the new CEO of Chicago Public Schools, and many teachers fear their pension is threatened.
Kipling Elementary leapfrogs more affluent schools Sun Times
neighborhood school tucked among squat and simple one-story homes
outranked some far more affluent public schools in Oakbrook Terrace,
Lombard and Plainfield.
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