Illinois ACT scores drop, but gap narrows Tribune: The state's high school class of 2010 posted slightly lower scores on the ACT college entrance exam, but the gap between Illinois and the nation narrowed to its smallest margin since the state required eight years ago that all juniors take the test, according to results released Wednesday... Teen wounded during fight near Gage Park H.S. Tribune: A 17-year-old boy on his way to school was shot in the leg during a fight involving about 20 people behind Gage Park High School this morning, authorities said... UIC to partner in $10M federal math project Defender: Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago are to participate in a $10 million project focusing on math literacy... Evanston Coach Locke Named New Boys Basketball Coach at Brooks CPS Sports Blog: Former Whitney Young basketball star Bobby Locke resigned as the head coach at Evanston to become the head basketball coach at Brooks... Hearings to take suggestions on facility decisions Tribune: Two state lawmakers are urging taxpayers to attend public hearings on the Chicago Public Schools' decisions on facility use. State Rep. Cynthia Soto and Sen. Heather Steans are co-chairwomen of the Chicago Educational Facilities Task Force... Chicago Park District Fall Sign-up Tuesday, Saturday Chicago Talks: Chicagoan's, if you are interested in signing up, or signing your children up for the Chicago Park District's fall session, registration began this morning... Parents Sound Off on Chicago Public Schools' Proposed Budget WBEZ: Parents are voicing their concerns at public hearings this week on Chicago Public Schools' $6.4 billion budget plan.
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