Boy, 17, killed in South Chicago neighborhood Tribune
Bond, a spokeswoman for Chicago Public Schools, said that the teen was
a 10th-grader at Chicago Discovery Academy High School.
Fear a common factor Austin Weekly
drive-by shootings and abductions are not the only safety concerns for
these teens. Avery, 17, is afraid of getting beaten up. "I'll be
walking down the street with my headphones on, and I'll get a beat down
for being in the wrong place at the wrong time."
new program announced Wednesday, seeks to stem youth violence in
Chicago schools by reaching out to students through sports and
counseling. It hopes to become a national model
Inner-city kids develop green thumbs
the reaction of an elementary school student who first discovers that
vegetables actually grow out of the ground, beginning as seeds and
developing into edible plants, as opposed to a stack in a grocery
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