Area school districts prepping for Obama speech
Obama will be giving his second speech to the nation's students
Portions of his speech were released Monday night... Despite camera, teen severely mugged on way home from school Tribune: Relatives
and neighbors often had warned 16-year-old Thomas Insley to find a safer route from school to his Rogers Park home...Danville Teacher Strike Closes Schools Fox: Schools
in the eastern Illinois community of Danville were shut down after
hundreds of teachers and support staff went on strike... CPS windfall restores teachers, keeps class sizes down
High School has all of its two-dozen laid-off teachers back and class
sizes will remain at 28 students instead of a threatened 37, thanks to
a $108-million windfall the state received from Washington, Principal
Arthur Tarvardian told the Local School Council on Sept. 9...
In Illinois, bilingual learning for non-English speakers now starts in preschool
his navy slacks and dress shirt still creased from his mother's iron,
4-year-old Edenzoe Diaz reported for his first day of preschool to
learn his letters in English and Spanish.
He got his first lesson as he stepped into the classroom.
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