Wednesday Morning School News

Police search for missing 14-year-old student Tribune
to police, Deandre Bates of the 200 block of North Mayfield Avenue was
last seen by his family at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday before he went to his
school, Westinghouse College Prep., 3223 West Franklin Boulevard.

Chicago Board President Remembered EdWeek

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Scott, 60, the president of the Chicago board of education, was
remembered at services last month for his lengthy record of community

Mather High School: 'Myrent the Tyrant' returns
is an essay written by Glenn Myrent, who recently escorted his father
to a reunion and was surprised to learn the impact the former Chicago
Public Schools teacher had on students in his more than 30 years in the
classroom and as an administrator....

How the Special Olympics began Chicago Magazine
a young PE teacher in 1968, the future state supreme court justice Anne
Burke worked tirelessly to realize the first Special Olympics--opening a
long and tangled relationship with Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

Governor Quinn Names Key Education Council
The P-20 (pre-school through
graduate school) Council will play an instrumental role in Illinois'
quest to win approximately $400 million in federal "Race to the Top"
discretionary funds.

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  • Young man from Westinghouse was found unharmed late last night by parents.

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