AM News: MLK Day & The Moment Of Silence


Chicago school recognizes Martin Luther King holiday by keeping students in class:  Founder of Providence St. Mel met King and makes sure students spend the holiday learning lessons about King's experience...CPS holds day of service to honor MLK:  When
five Bogan High School students visited Epiphany Catholic Church on
Monday morning to help out at the food pantry, their English teacher
knew exactly what she wanted them to gain from the experience...  Unpaid rent, bills add up as legislator, CPS feud Tribune:  Taxpayers
could be left holding the bag in a legal feud involving the Chicago
Board of Education, Cook County and state Rep. Monique Davis over more
than $1 million in unpaid rent, taxes, interest and penalties.

In a recent filing in claims court, the.. Shouts, guitars, frustration at charter school forum Tribune: Hoping
to learn more about new charter school proposals in Chicago, several
hundred parents, teachers and activists crowded into a South Side
community center Saturday for a contentious, sometimes theatrical,
meeting about education in the city.. Mayor Monday: Taking on Chicago's education needs WBEZ:  To
get a sense of the education challenges facing Chicago's next mayor,
"Eight Forty-Eight" talked with some of the people most affected... Moment of silence could be coming back to Illinois schools WBEZ:  Public
schools in Illinois will have to conduct a moment of silence each
school day beginning next week... Atheist Activist Vows To Fight Illinois Moment Of Silence Law:  Parent
Rob Sherman, an atheist who filed a challenge to the law, says he plans
to fight it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court...

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