CPS Lands Teen Pregnancy Grant Fox: Chicago Public Schools will get more than $3.9 Million in federal teen pregnancy prevention grants... College starts in high school for many teens Tribune: A
record number of Illinois high school students enrolled in college
courses this fall, racking up credits that fulfill high school
requirements and also get them started on a college transcript, state
records show... School Janitor Charged With Assaulting Child CBS2: A janitor in the Chicago Public Schools has been charged with sexually assaulting a child... Parents: School Responsible in Suicide Fox: David and Amy Truong insist no one from Hamilton listened to them when
they reported their son was constantly bullied on campus because of his
religious and sexual orientation... Sit-in parents at Whittier set for long winter Sun Times: Surrounded by pots of food and refrigerators filled with milk and pop, Pilsen parents vowed Friday... Duncan speaks at bar association event in Chicago Tribune: Duncan was the keynote speaker Saturday at an American Bar
Association fall leadership meeting. Young teachers still believe in Superman Medill Reports: Anthony, Francisco, Bianca, Daisy and Emily are the faces of education
in a documentary about the disparities in education. As in all good
dramas, they don't all win in the end... CTU: Many woes at Chicago Public Schools Southtown Star: Larger class sizes. Inexperienced teachers. Substitute teachers. Trimmed back art, music and after-school programs...
Austin residents worried about police scale back Chicago Reporter: In an area with more
than 1,000 arrests a month, community members will have to assume some
of the community policing duties to prevent the crime rate from jumping.
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