AM News: City Hall Protest, Magnet Concerns

CPS Replaces Race with Socio-Economic Formula for Admissio Chicago Talks
Chicago
Public School officials announced a new admission plan to maintain
diversity by using socio-economic status versus race factors for
selective enrollment and magnet schools

South Siders plan City Hall demonstration over school concerns
Chicago Current

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Neighbors
and parents in the Altgeld Gardens community will ask the mayor for a
meeting to hear their proposal for a new neighborhood school, so
students can avoid attending Fenger High School.

Year in review: Obama's K-12 policy doesn't change much
USA Today
A new president promised a fresh start but angered many in even his own party by polishing his predecessor's apple.

A Student's Journey to City Science Fair WBEZ
We profile one student determined not to let anything stand in the way of his goals, despite some challenging circumstances.  Originally aired March 27, 2009.

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