Three charter schools get boundaries Catalyst: Despite some opposition at the Board of Education meeting today, a new Englewood Montessori school will open its doors next year, and three charter schools will be allowed to establish attendance boundaries for their students... Charter schools want more space Tribune: Charter supporters say that of the 91 charter schools in CPS, at least 10 have building issues... Unfiltered WBEZ: Community participation is here. Check back around noon for audio from Cheat Sheet... New Jones College Prep applies for zoning Chicago Journal: At the hearing, the project's representatives said they're still in discussions about what will happen to the old Jones building once the new school opens... Parent Upset That Graphic Slavery Film Was Shown To 4th-Grader CBS2: It depicts, in chilling detail, the horrors endured by Africans captured and chained aboard a slave ship. The fact that the movie was shown to fourth-graders in Winnetka has some parents enraged...MORE BELOW
Controversial Slave Movie Shown to Kids: More than 50 people packed the Winnetka School District 36 School Board meeting Tuesday night concerned about the disturbing content of a movie that was shown last week to fourth-graders in Greeley School... Prents say film about slavery shown to Winnetka fourth graders was too intense Tribune: Patrick Livney is upset that an HBO film called "The Middle Passage" was shown to his 9-year-old daughter's fourth grade class at Greeley School in Winnetka. The film depicts a slave ship from Africa to the New World and the atrocities that take place on board...Fight leads to arrests at Austin H.S. campus building Tribune: Chicago police arrested 12 students for fighting at the Austin High School campus building this morning, officials said.
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