Chicago slated to launch new North Side high school Catalyst: The Audubon High School follows behind Alcott High School for the Humanities and Ogden International High School, both of which opened in fall 2009. School District Facing $12M Debt Fox: Illinois is now more than $1 billion behind in payments owed to school districts across the state because of the budget crisis. But what exactly does that mean for each individual school, for each individual student? FOX Chicago News went inside one of the area's most financially-strapped school districts: Community Unit School District 300... Chicago Schools Use 'Risk Model' To Predict Student Violence NBC: In Chicago, school officials have created a "risk model" to predict which students are likely to be the victims of gun violence... Upping Chicago's dismal graduation rates Chicago Reporter: With only 50 percent of Chicago's kids graduating from high school and shockingly low college graduation rates for some predominately minority Chicago universities, we could use the help... Twenty-Four Options To Pare Down Chicago's Budget Deficit Progress Illinois: The IG's options focus on cuts, from ending free sewer service for seniors, to eliminating an annual subsidy for World Business Chicago, to ceasing funding for neighborhood chambers of commerce and city tuberculosis clinics. But the biggest savings are seen in staff cuts at the Fire Department and changes at the Department of Streets and Sanitation.
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